UPDATE 4/12 6 P.M.

Honolulu firefighters responded to a fisherman in distress near the low point fishing spot outside Hanauma Bay on Thursday at 9:10 p.m.

Firefighters responded with six units, including Air 1 and 16 personnel. The first unit arrived at the scene at 9:24 p.m., established command and investigated further. 

Reportedly, a man in his 30s was swept into the ocean while fishing. Two other fishermen called 9-1-1 and reported the incident.

Firefighters were limited to using air assets due to rough ocean conditions.

Air 1 did an aerial search and located the missing fisherman on the surface of the water approximately 200 yards off shore.

Honolulu firefighters made contact with the unresponsive fisherman and secured him on shore at 10:34 p.m. 

The man was pronounced dead at 10:28 p.m. on Thursday.


A man is dead after being swept into the ocean.

The Honolulu Fire Department says, they responded to a fisherman in distress near the low point fishing spot outside Hanauma Bay around 9PM Thursday. 

HFD says, 34-year-old Brandt Miyashiro got pulled into the ocean and other fishermen called 911.

HFD conducted an air search of the rough waters and over an hour later, they found the man about 200 yards off shore and brought him back to land where Miyashiro was pronounced dead.