HONOLULU (KHON2) — Honolulu Emergency Medical Services transported a 65-year-old man in critical condition and a 15-year-old boy in serious condition to a hospital on Wednesday, June 23, after the pair swallowed water in Maunalua Bay.
EMS says the man and boy were on a boat offshore from Maunalua Bay around 7:30 p.m. when the incident occurred.
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The man and boy are related, according to EMS.
EMS said the 15-year-old boy jumped into the ocean and got into trouble. The 65-year-old man then jumped into the water to rescue the boy and got into trouble himself.
Medical officials said both of the patients swallowed water during the incident.