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Apparent Kauai drowning victim identified

POIPU, Kauai (HawaiiNewsNow) - Kauai Fire officials have identified the California man who died Saturday in an apparent drowning. They said Charles McGowin, 68, of Carmel, Calif., was pulled from waters off Poipu.

Authorities said the McGowin appeared to be in distress while swimming in waters off the Marriott Waiohai at 3 p.m. Saturday. He was assisted to shore, where lifeguards administered CPR until fire crews arrived. McGowin was transported to Wilcox Hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.


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