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Elderly man in critical condition after near drowning in Waikiki

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WAIKIKI (HawaiiNewsNow) -  A male described in either his 60's or 70's is in critical condition after being found floating face down in Waikiki waters.

The incident occurred shortly before 2 p.m. in waters offshore of the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort and the Moana Surfrider Hotel.

The man was brought to shore by Ocean Safety where CPR was administered. Officials say the man suffered cardiac arrest.

Soon after being brought to shore, paramedics arrived on scene and administered advanced life care support.

The man was taken to an area hospital.

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