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Man dies after drowning off Kaimana Beach

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A 36-year-old man has died after an apparent drowning off of Kaimana Beach on Friday before 5 a.m., according to Honolulu police.

Officers said the man, who weighed about 250 pounds, was diving with a friend about 50 yards offshore. He then lost a fin and began struggling while treading water for about 20 minutes. His friend managed to get him to shore where six officers arrived and performed CPR on the victim. Firefighters then arrived and took over CPR.

The victim was taken to Straub Clinic & Hospital in critical condition where he later died, police said.

Police are investigating the incident as an unattended death. There are no initial signs of foul play.

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