HONOLULU (KHON2) — Honolulu Ocean Safety responded to reports of a swimmer in distress at Sharks Cove on Oahu’s north shore.
The incident happened just before 2 p.m. on Monday, May 10.
According to Ocean Safety, bystanders who saw the 77-year-old man struggling in the water quickly managed to bring him to shore. Lifeguards performed cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) until Honolulu Emergency Medical Services arrived. EMS performed advanced life support before transporting him to an emergency room in critical condition.
The man was believed to have been snorkeling.