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Spate of ocean deaths underscores need to support lifeguards

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    City and County of Honolulu lifeguard Kainoa Lopes surveys the ocean while lifeguard Garvin Freitas comes ashore after paddling their tower’s rescue board to check on swimmers off Waikiki Beach in January.

Three out of the four drownings that have occurred on Oahu this year have happened at beaches without lifeguard stations. But what we don’t hear about so much are the drownings that lifeguards prevent. Read more

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