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Search to continue for missing Kauai swimmer Friday


  • The Coast Guard and Kauai fire and police are beginning their second day of searching for a 56-year-old man who was reported missing Tuesday night near Ninini Beach, on the north side of Nawiliwili Bay.
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A search for a missing Kilauea man in waters off Ninini Beach will resume at daylight Friday.

Police have identified the man as Scott Akina, 55, who was reported missing Tuesday.

The air, land and sea search did not turn up a sign of the swimmer Tuesday night, Wednesday and Thursday.

Personnel from the Kauai Fire and Police departments, the Ocean Safety Bureau, the state Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement and the U.S. Coast Guard took part in the search.

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