HONOLULU (KHON2) — A man who was rescued from the waters between Three Tables and Waimea on February 15 has died.
Honolulu Ocean Safety said that the man, who is in this 20s or 30s, was walking around the rocky cliff line towards Waimea Bay when a wave swept him into the ocean. It happened around 3 p.m. Saturday.
A witness saw the man go under and a search by lifeguards found him 20 feet underwater.
Onshore lifeguards performed CPR. Honolulu Emergency Medical Services took over with advanced life resuscitation efforts and transported him to an emergency room in critical condition where he later died.
Officials said that the surf was said to be four to eight feet.