Big Island officials say woman in her 20's died while picking opihi in Hakalau.
Emergency crews arrived in the area just after 1:30 p.m. Saturday. The victim was found dead on the shoreline.
Rescue crews needed to use a helicopter to remove her body.
Firefighters used a helicopter to remove her body due to rough terrain.
Hawaii Island police are investigating. The woman has not yet been identified.
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