Man picking Opihi rescued from waters off Big Island

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Emergency rescue crews on the Big Island helped save a man who got into trouble while picking opihi near King's Landing on Friday, according to the Hawaii Fire Department.

The man was reportedly pulled to shot by bystanders, then transported to the hospital. CPR and advanced life support were administered by paramedics during transport, officials say.

The man's condition is currently unknown.

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