Body of snorkeler recovered off West Maui is California visitor

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The body of a snorkeler recovered in waters off of West Maui on Thursday morning has been confirmed as that of a missing 41-year-old visitor to Hawaii, according to a Maui Fire Department spokesperson.

In a release, MFD officials say that the Son Vo of California was last seen entering the water fronting the Kaanapali Villas at around 3 p.m. on Wednesday. He was reported missing by friends nearly four hours later.

Fire department crews say his body was discovered around 6:35 a.m. Thursday around 70 feet from a black rock area fronting the Villas.

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