A Massachusetts man pulled from waters off a beach on Kauai's south shore Monday has died, according to the Kauai Police Department.
Police identified the man as 69-year-old Kenneth Shimomura, who was visiting the islands at the time.
KPD says Shimomura was found unresponsive in waters at Waiohai Bay in Poipu. He was snorkeling around 11:40 a.m. when a bystander found him unresponsive, and pulled him to shore.
Lifeguards and Koloa station firefighters administered CPR, however, despite life-saving efforts, Shimomura was taken to Wilcox Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The man's official cause of death is unclear at this time.
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