POSTED: 12:27 p.m. HST, Jul 23, 2010
LAST UPDATED: 12:45 p.m. HST, Jul 23, 2010
A man pulled from near-shore waters off Kailua Beach Park this morning was pronounced dead at the hospital from an apparent drowning.
The man, in his 40s, was pulled from the water around 11:13 a.m.
Lifeguards performed CPR on him until paramedics arrived, said city Emergency Medical Services Department spokesman Bryan Cheplic.
He was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital, where he was taken in critical condition.
The incident happened in waters near the canoe halau section of the park, Cheplic said.