POSTED: 02:28 p.m. HST, Aug 11, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 08:42 a.m. HST, Aug 12, 2013
A 76-year-old Japanese visitor nearly drowned Sunday morning in Hanauma Bay, Emergency Medical Services said.
The man was taken to an area hospital in critical condition just before 10:30 a.m.
EMS said City lifeguards performed CPR on the man and regained a pulse before paramedics arrived.
Paramedics took over treatment and transferred the man, EMS said.
EMS said the circumstances that led up to the event are currently unknown.