Surfer who died at Ala Moana Bowls identified

Surfer dies in Bowls

A surfer died after he ran into trouble at Oahu’s south shore on Thursday afternoon.

The incident happened at about 2:30 p.m. at the surf spot known as Bowls in Ala Moana.

According to Emergency Medical Services, a man in his 30s was pulled out by lifeguards. He was taken to the hospital in extremely critical condition where he later died.

The medical examiner has identified him as 49-year-old Richard Sasaki of Aiea.


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