Man pulled from waters off South Kohala identified

Published: May. 15, 2017 at 7:09 PM HST|Updated: May. 18, 2017 at 11:29 AM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Police on the Big Island are investigating the apparent drowning death of a man at Maka'iwa Bay.

The victim has been identified as 66-year-old Mark Pine, of Walnut Creek, Calif.

Just before 9:40 a.m. on Monday, authorities say, patrol officers responded to a report that an unresponsive man had been pulled from the bay, which is located in the Kohala Resort Area.

Upon their arrival, police officers found paramedics attempting to resuscitate Pine.

He was later transported to the North Hawaii Community Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

An autopsy determined that Pine died from a medical condition.

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