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Surfer found unconscious in waters off Kaimana Beach

By Star-Advertiser staff

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LAST UPDATED: 02:52 a.m. HST, Sep 04, 2013



A surfer, reportedly in his 20s, was found unconscious in the water Tuesday afternoon by fellow surfers in Waikiki near Kaimana Beach, the city Emergency Medical Services Division reported.

The man was apparently surfing at Tonggs surf break, and was discovered at 2:35 p.m. about 100 yards offshore, said Department of Emergency Services spokeswoman Shayne Enright.

Ocean Safety Division lifeguards used a watercraft to bring the man to shore at Kaimana Beach.

Lifeguards performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation until EMS personnel arrived.

The man had no apparent injuries, Enright said.

Paramedics took him in critical condition to a hospital, Enright said.







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Slow wrote:
Typical Kaimana surfer. Probably a different race than me. Yikes. Life is really scary!
on September 4,2013 | 06:26AM
honopic wrote:
"Yikes" you say? "Probably a different race" and "typical Kaimana surfer" you say? Sounds like allie has an alternate screen name. I shudder to think there are two of you around.
on September 4,2013 | 07:48AM
Slow wrote:
Don't know if this will be read but my comment above was a parody of the SA's #1 poster. I have gone over to Civil Beat.
on September 4,2013 | 03:57PM
1keikiokaaina wrote:
WOW, no wonder we have so many problems with our children growing up with racial attitudes when adults can't even read an article and speak of race rather than feeling bad about what happened to this young man who is in bad condition. You see we who would not react that way knew "Kaimana Beach" as "Sans Souci". More respect and less racial attitude is part of Life. Hello, get over yourselves! Auwe!
on September 4,2013 | 08:52AM
Pookie_Baby wrote:
I was there at Tonngs when it happened. Does anyone know if he is okay?
on September 4,2013 | 12:11PM
Slow wrote:
It's Tongg's.
on September 4,2013 | 06:53PM
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