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Elderly man drowns in waters off Kailua

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KAILUA, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A man in his 70s died Monday afternoon after drowning in waters off Kailua.

Honolulu fire crews were responding to a separate incident off Kalama Beach when the received another swimmer in distress call right before 2:30 p.m.

A bystander saw the elderly man struggling in the water and brought him back to shore on his surfboard and started performing CPR.

HFD took over but the man had died by the time EMS arrived.

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