Man pulled from ocean has died

HANAPEPE — A Koloa man was discovered unresponsive in waters near the shoreline of Hanapepe Bay on Sunday morning.

He was identified as Jack Odo, 60.

According to police, people walking along the shoreline around 9 a.m. saw a man’s body face down in the water. They pulled the man to shore and began administering CPR.

Lifeguards and medics arrived at the scene and continued the effort, but were unable to resuscitate the man. He was transported to Wilcox Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

According to a preliminary investigation, Odo was at Salt Pond Beach Park after camping there overnight and was last seen picking opihi on the rocks.

An autopsy is pending. Foul play is not suspected.


The Garden Island


Editor’s note: This story has been changed to reflect where the body was found.


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