Body of opihi picker found on rugged Hawaii Island shoreline

Published: Jan. 13, 2022 at 7:01 PM HST|Updated: Jan. 13, 2022 at 7:03 PM HST
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HAWAII ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - An opihi picker was found dead in the Keaukaha area of Hilo Thursday evening.

Authorities say the 53-year-old man went picking Wednesday.

His body was found near a spot called King’s Landing, accessible only by four wheel drive vehicles.

Emergency crews were called out to the area around 4:30 p.m. The victim hasn’t yet been publicly identified.

This story may be updated.

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