Illinois man missing on Maui snorkeling trip - – Rockford’s News Leader

Illinois man missing on Maui snorkeling trip


A 56-year-old Illinois man disappeared Tuesday while snorkeling with his son off the coast of Maui.

Paul Blackburn and his son were near Molokini around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday when he disappeared. He was not wearing a lifejacket.

Members of the Coast Guard and crews from the Maui County Fire Department searched for Blackburn by air and water Tuesday night and Wednesday. The search is continuing Thursday.

A hometown for Blackburn was not immediately available.

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