Big Island firefighters recover body in North Kohala

Hawaii County Fire Department

UPDATE: Big Island police identify body found in North Kohala

The Hawaii Fire Department have recovered a body found below a cliff in North Kohala.

They were called to Kapanaia Beach in an area known as “Hapuu” just before 7:00 p.m. Friday night.

A shoreline fisherman reported seeing a body about 80 feet down a cliff.

Firefighters recovered the man’s body who is between 30-40 years old.

The cause of death and whether foul play is involved is not known.

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