HONOLIʻI, Hawaii – Police say an autopsy will be scheduled to determine the cause of death for a body found floating in the water off Honoliʻi Beach today.
Police received a report of a body floating about a mile north of Honoliʻi Point at 1:11 p.m. Tuesday. Fire Department personnel recovered a male body, which was taken to Hilo Medical Center.
Hawaii County Police Lt. Greg Esteban was on hand when the body was transported to the Wailoa Boat Ramp, and spoke to media on the scene.
Esteban said police have not identified the man, who is described as a Caucasian in his mid-30’s with red medium-length hair and a red goatee.
The body was found and reported by an individual operating a 13 ft. Boston Whaler in the waters off Honoliʻi.
Police ask anyone who knows his identity or who has any information about this case to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or contact Detective Wendall Carter at 961-2378 or email@example.com.
Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300.