19-year-old man found safe after reported missing in waters off Waikiki
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WAIKIKI (HawaiiNewsNow) -
The Coast Guard ended their search for a missing person in waters off Waikiki after the man was found safe, Sunday.
Authorities say the 19-year-old male returned safely to his house at approximately 4 a.m.
Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center received notification from the Honolulu Police Department at 8:50 p.m. Saturday, of a 19-year-old male who went missing while swimming to shore from a floating flotilla near Waikiki Walls.
The man was last seen at approximately 4:50 p.m. before failing to meet up with a friend ashore. He was last seen wearing black shorts with a pink floatie.
Honolulu Ocean Safety authorities also assisted the Coast Guard with search efforts.