Swimmer missing off southeast Big Island

Published  12:34 PM HST Jan 07, 2013

A swimmer is missing on the southeast side of the Big Island.

The Hawaii County Fire Department began searching for the swimmer on Sunday afternoon at about 3 p.m.

The Coast Guard assisted in the search, which continued until sunset.

Reports were that the swimmer was swept off the cliff and into the rough waters at Kehena Beach.

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