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A Kailua kayaker thanks good Samaritans and first responders for saving his life

Nina Wu
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                                Aipa, left, with Cosier at the Kailua Fire Station.
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Aipa, left, with Cosier at the Kailua Fire Station.

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                                William Cosier, who was rescued last month after an incident in Kailua, exchanged lei and gifts Tuesday with Ocean Safety Lt. Aka Tamashiro, left. Behind Cosier is his wife, Gayle. Cosier and his family reunited with Dr. Honey Aipa, who, along with city first responders, saved his life June 20 at Kalama Beach.
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William Cosier, who was rescued last month after an incident in Kailua, exchanged lei and gifts Tuesday with Ocean Safety Lt. Aka Tamashiro, left. Behind Cosier is his wife, Gayle. Cosier and his family reunited with Dr. Honey Aipa, who, along with city first responders, saved his life June 20 at Kalama Beach.

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Aipa, left, with Cosier at the Kailua Fire Station.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                William Cosier, who was rescued last month after an incident in Kailua, exchanged lei and gifts Tuesday with Ocean Safety Lt. Aka Tamashiro, left. Behind Cosier is his wife, Gayle. Cosier and his family reunited with Dr. Honey Aipa, who, along with city first responders, saved his life June 20 at Kalama Beach.