PRINCEVILLE, Kauai (HawaiiNewsNow) – A 52-year-old Kilauea man was found dead Tuesday afternoon in waters off Kauai's North Shore. Monday night family and friends alerted authorities that the man had not returned from a kayaking trip.
The search got under way around 11:00 PM Monday night with fire crews searching the shoreline around Anini Beach, while other firefighters climbed to a vantage point to use thermal imaging equipment to try and locate the man. The search continued until 3:00 AM.
At first light, crews began searching the shoreline again. Kauai's Air One helicopter joined the search at 8:30 AM Tuesday. At around 8:45 AM the kayak was located about six miles off Anini Beach.