Kailua Beach drowning victim was Japanese visitor

KAILUA (HawaiiNewsNow) – The medical examiner's office has identified a man who died Friday after going in the water at Kailua Beach. 43-year-old Takashi Nagahara of Japan was pulled out of the water near the canoe halau around 11:15 AM Friday.

Bystanders performed CPR until paramedics arrived. Nagahara was taken to the hospital in critical condition and was pronounced dead a short time later.

The medical examiner confirms that the cause of death was drowning.

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