Hawaiʻi Police Department
Captain Randal Ishii
Phone: 326-4646, Ext. 299
Report No. C16004010
A 36-year-old man died Monday (February 8) after jumping off a cliff into waters off Kailua-Kona.
He has been identified as William H. Holman of Auburn, Washington.
In response to an 11:38 a.m. call, police learned that Holman jumped into the ocean at Lekeleke Bay, also known as “End of the World,” and then cried out for help before disappearing into the water.
Fire/Rescue personnel and the U.S. Coast Guard searched the area for the missing man. His submerged body was located at 4:30 p.m. Monday.
A coroner’s inquest has been ordered to determine the exact cause of death. The case is classified as a coroner’s inquest.