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(KOHALA COAST, Hawaii) — Rescue crews are searching for a 13-year-old boy off Hawaii who went missing after cliff jumping with friends.

Authorities were notified that the boy was missing at 10:21 a.m. Sunday, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

He had been jumping with friends off of Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area on Hawaii’s Big Island.

A friend reported the boy missing after they jumped from a 15-foot cliff and the boy didn’t resurface, the Coast Guard said. The boy was last seen wearing a black shirt with tan shorts.

Hawaii County Fire and Coast Guard crews have searched for the boy using dive teams, surface searches and air searches.

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