Medical examiner identifies body found in waters near Kahala

Kawasaki, 63, of Honolulu was pulled from water before paramedics arrived

Published  10:38 AM HST Jul 16, 2013
Hawaii Medical Examiner Office

The Honolulu medical examiner has identified a man who died after being pulled from the ocean off the Kahala Hotel & Resort on July 3 as 63-year-old Michikane Kawasaki of Honolulu.

Fire rescue officials say bystanders pulled Kawasaki from the water and started CPR before first responders arrived. He was pronounced dead the hospital.

The cause of death has been deferred pending further tests.

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