Elderly man dies after being found unresponsive in waters off Kailua beach

Elderly man dies after being found unresponsive in waters off Kailua beach

KAILUA, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - An elderly Kailua man has died after he was found unresponsive in waters off Kailua Beach Park on Friday.

EMS officials say the man was paddling in a canoe before he was found at around 8:30 Friday morning.

Paramedics rushed him to the hospital in critical condition where he later died.

The man has been identified as 76-year-old Melvyn Chow.

An autopsy will be performed to determine his exact cause of death.

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