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EMS responds to 2 near drowning incidents in Waianae

Emergency Medical Services officials responded to two near drowning incidents at Pokai Bay Beach Park Sunday afternoon.

The first incident involved a 9-year-old girl at 12:05 p.m.  She accidentally swallowed water, EMS said. The girl was transported to the hospital in serious but stable condition.

The second incident involved a 12-year-old girl at 12:39 p.m in an apparent near drowning, EMS said. She was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

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