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Honolulu Fire Department crews recover body of missing boater off windward Oahu

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Honolulu Fire Department responded to the call of a swimmer in distress around 7:50 Saturday morning.

HFD reports that two men were camping overnight on Kapapa island when the boat they were on overturned. Both men swam to recover the vessel when one of them ran into trouble in the water. The other was able to safely board the boat.

Information on the victim is limited at this time but he has been identified as an 86-year-old male.

When he was removed from the water by HFD the man was transferred to EMS on scene. The man was unconscious and without a pulse.

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