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Authorities investigate apparent drowning off Kohala Coast

WAIKOLOA, HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Big Island officials said a Japanese visitor apparently drowned in waters fronting a resort on Kaniku Drive in Waikoloa Monday afternoon.

Police say 35-year-old Takashi Nakayama was taken to North Hawaii Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police have classified the case as a coroner's inquest. They have ordered an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.

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