HONOLULU (KHON2) — A snorkeler was rescued off Kealia Beach on Kauai by bystanders and first responders, according to the County of Kauai.
Officials said on Thursday bystanders pulled a 30-year-old woman from the water when she appeared to be unresponsive.
Two Ocean Safety Bureau lifeguards and a firefighter that was off-duty started performing CPR on the snorkeler.
Just before 4:15 p.m., first responders responded to a call from Emergency Medical Services about the water rescue.
Firefighters from the Kaiākea Fire Station arrived and the American Medical Response paramedics administered advanced life support and transported the woman to Wilcox Medical Center.
Officials said she is in critical condition.
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The scene was cleared around 4:20 p.m.