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Fundraisers scheduled for surf filmmaker Mike Prickett

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Mike Prickett the Oahu underwater photographer who nearly died saving a fellow diver has been transferred to a mainland hospital.

Prickett gave a shaka after making the journey from Tahiti to a hyperbaric treatment facility in San Diego.

He's been partially paralyzed for two weeks now due to a severe case of the bends. It happened when he saved a diver in distress during an underwater shoot in Tahiti.

Two fundraisers will be held Wednesday, March 28 to help cover medical expenses.

TURTLE BAY RESORT FUNDRAISER
57-091 Kamehameha Highway
Kahuku, Oahu
Phone: 808.293.6000
Toll Free: 800.203.3650
http://turtlebaysurf.com/surferthebar 
Doors open at 6p, donations accepted

THE EDDIE AIKAU RESTAURANT IN KINGS' SHOP
Waikoloa Beach Resort, Big Island
11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Donations of $25 or more will earn an "Eddie Would Go" bumper sticker.
808.886.8433 

Donations can also be made at any Bank of Hawaii branch statewide. For more information click HERE.   

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