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Visitor pulled from waters off Kaanapali in serious condition

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KAANAPALI, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - -

A man is in serious condition after he was found unresponsive in the ocean near Black Rock off Kaanapali on Sunday morning.

The 30-year-old man is visiting from Korea.

Beachgoers found the man floating unresponsive in the waters south of Black Rock and pulled him onto the beach fronting the Sheraton Maui Resort. Bystanders began cardiopulmonary resuscitation before Sheraton Maui staff arrived with an automatic external defibrillator.

After several cycles of CPR and receiving a shock by the AED, the man regained a pulse and began breathing on his own.

Emergency responders monitored the patient’s condition until paramedics arrived.

The man was taken to Maui Memorial Medical Center.

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