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Revised state law eases liability fears in using rescue tubes

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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / NOV. 9

Hawaii Kai Lions Club members David Iwana, Bill Modglin, Peggy Oyama and Eric Kvick installed a rescue tube at China Wall on Nov. 9. Gov. David Ige signed Senate Bill 2087 into law Friday morning, amending Hawaii’s Good Samaritan Law to include a liability exemption for persons who in good faith attempt to rescue a person with a rescue tube as well as for owners of property where they are located.