Visitor drowns in waters off Waiohai Beach

Local News

The Kauai Police Dept. reports that a 64-year-old man visiting from California apparently drowned while snorkeling in waters off Waiohai Beach Friday afternoon.

At approximately 4:10 p.m., the man was seen floating face down about 75 yards from the shoreline, and a female bystander brought the unresponsive man to shore.

Lifeguards performed CPR on the victim until medics arrived on scene and took over.

The man was then transported to Wilcox Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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