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California man drowns at Kauai waterfall

 A 35-year-old male visitor from Irvine, Calif., drowned this afternoon at Kipu Falls on Kauai, the county said in a news release.

According to witnesses, the man had jumped off the top off the falls into the pool below at about 2:05 p.m. He was swimming towards the shore when he went underwater and did not resurface.

Firefighters and rescue specialists responded to the scene and recovered the body from the bottom of the pool at about 3:05 p.m.

His name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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