HONOLULU (KHON2) — A swimmer was rescued by the Honolulu Fire Department after having medical issues at the Halona Blow Hole.
On Nov. 3 around 1:06 p.m., HFD received a call with Honolulu Emergency Medical Services regarding a cardiac arrest situation at the Halona Blow Hole in Hawaii Kai.
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The first HFD unit arrived around 1:11 p.m. and secured a landing zone at the Halona Blow Hole parking lot.
Firefighters then hiked down to a rocky ledge to a 32-year-old man who was pulled out of the ocean by a friend who performed CPR on him.
HFD made contact with the man around 1:14 p.m. and was transferred to EMS around 1:20 p.m. for medical care.
The 32-year-old man was placed in a stretcher for an aerial extraction back to the parking lot where an ambulance was waiting.
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HFD concluded the response at 2:05 p.m.