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Search for Kauai visitor swept off rocks continues

The search for a 28-year-old Chicago man, who was swept into the ocean at Queen’s Bath on Kauai while taking photos, entered its second day.

The Coast Guard identified the missing man as 28-year-old Mykola Grebeniuk.

Grebeniuk was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and green shorts.

The Coast Guard’s HH-65 helicopter and the cutter Galvston Island are also assisting Kauai fire rescue crews.

Kauai fire official said the man was visiting the tide pool in Princeville at about 10 a.m. Thursday with his wife and friends. when he was swept out to sea by a wave.

A high surf warning has been in effect for the North Shore of Kauai since Monday and remains in effect until 6 p.m.

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  • It makes me crazy when guide books for visitors publish glowing descriptions of places like Queen’s Bath – so dangerous during huge surf ini the winter – and which used to be a place where locals could go in the SUMMER when the ocean was calm. Tragedies like this so often follow, while those of us who live here lose another refuge.

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