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NY Man Dies, Pulled From Ocean at Puʻu Kekaʻa

August 24, 2015, 7:15 PM HST
* Updated August 25, 9:23 AM
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Puʻu Kekaʻa "Black Rock". Maui Now graphic.

Puʻu Kekaʻa “Black Rock”. Maui Now graphic.

By Maui Now Staff

A 51-year-old visitor from Roslyn New York died after being pulled from waters at Puʻu Kekaʻa or “Black Rock” in Kāʻanapali.

The incident was reported at 2:45 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015.

Police say the man was found face down approximately 15 to 20 feet from shore.

Bystanders pulled the man out of the water and began CPR until first responders arrived on scene and continued life-saving efforts.

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Police say the man has since been identified as Mitchell Feinstein.

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The cause of death has not been determined and is pending autopsy results.

 

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