Woman nearly drowns at Honolua Bay

MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - An elderly tourist nearly drowned in waters off of Maui Thursday morning.

The incident happened at about 9:20 a.m. in Honolua Bay.

Officials say the Washington state woman ran into trouble while in the water. Rescue crews found the 63-year-old unconscious, face down.

She was later brought to shore and rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

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