Snorkeler who drowned in Waianae is ID’d
A snorkeler who drowned off Makua Beach in Waianae has been identified as Rodney Olmstead.
Olmstead, 50, of Oregon, was found unresponsive in the ocean Monday morning. A boat picked him up at about 8:30 a.m. and paramedics took him to an area hospital, where he died.
Police said there were no signs of foul play.
The Honolulu Medical Examiner’s Office classified the manner of the death as an accident.