Snorkeler dies after getting into trouble in waters off Hanalei

Snorkeler dies after getting into trouble in waters off Hanalei
Kauai (File graphic) (Source: HNN File)

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 20-year-old visitor died after getting into trouble Thursday while snorkeling off Waioli Beach Park in Hanalei, Kauai police said.

First responders were called to the scene about 11:30 a.m.

Officials said lifeguards found the unresponsive man in the water, brought him to shore and started administering CPR.

Firefighters, paramedics and a doctor who was at the beach at the time also assisted.

The man regained a pulse while he was being transported to Wilcox Hospital, but later died from his injuries.

Copyright 2019 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.