Coast Guard Evacuates Kauai Man

HONOLULU (KHNL) -- A Coast Guard rescue crew medically evacuated a 50-year-old man from Kauai to Oahu Sunday.

Coast Guard officials say the man, suffering from shock, was transported to the Queen's Medical Center.

The Coast Guard responded after being notified by the Hawaii Department of Health at about 3:00 p.m. Sunday.

A Coast Guard official says the state frequently calls the Coast Guard to help medically evacuate citizens from neighbor islands to Honolulu for emergency medical care.