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Opihi picker found dead in Kauai’s Hanapepe Bay

An opihi picker was found dead at Salt Pond Beach on Kauai (Image: Hawaii News Now)
An opihi picker was found dead at Salt Pond Beach on Kauai (Image: Hawaii News Now)
Published: Mar. 18, 2019 at 11:20 AM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 60-year-old man was found unresponsive Sunday in waters off Hanapepe Bay, and first responders were not able to revive him.

He has been identified as Jack Odo, of Koloa.

Police said Odo was camping at in the area over the weekend and was last seen picking opihi on the rocks.

Bystanders were walking along the shoreline around 9 a.m. Sunday when they found Odo’s body face down in the water.

They pulled him back to shore and performed CPR. Lifeguards and paramedics also performed CPR, but they could not revive him.

Odo was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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