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Medical examiner IDs visitors who drowned at Hanauma Bay

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / AUG. 2014

    Ziyao Wei, 26, and Mabing Li, 27, of Beijing, China drowned Wednesday at Hanauma Bay.

The Honolulu Medical Examiner’s Office has identified two visitors who died at Hanauma Bay as Ziyao Wei and Mabing Li.

Wei, 26 and Li, 27, of Beijing, China drowned Wednesday at Hanauma Bay. The manner of death for Wei and Li has been classified as an accident, the medical examiner’s office said.

Shortly after 5:20 p.m., lifeguards found a male snorkeler identified as Wei about 200 yards from the shore. Lifeguards brought him to shore and performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation to no avail. Wei was pronounced dead at the scene.

Shortly afterward, lifeguards found a woman identified as Li about 50 yards from the shore. She was brought to shore where efforts to revive her were unsuccessful. Li was pronounced dead at the scene.

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