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Properly fund lifeguards to help cut drownings

By Ralph Goto

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 05, 2013

~~<p>The 11 recent drownings on Kauai and two on Maui have caused a predictable response from the media, visitor industry officials, legislators and the public to reduce the number of deaths.</p>
<p>Everyone agrees we need more education and prevention efforts to inform visitors about the dangers of the beautiful Pacific Ocean, including videos on incoming flights and in hotel rooms, more informational websites and electronic alerts and accurate information from tour guides, concierges and others who are in direct contact with visitors.</p>
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The 11 recent drownings on Kauai and two on Maui have caused a predictable response from the media, visitor industry officials, legislators and the public to reduce the number of deaths.

Everyone agrees we need more education and prevention efforts to inform visitors about the dangers of the beautiful Pacific Ocean, including videos on incoming flights and in hotel rooms, more informational websites and electronic alerts and accurate information from tour guides, concierges and others who are in direct contact with visitors. Login for more...



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