Two visitors were pulled from waters off West Maui today in separate incidents.
The first incident happened at 9:47 a.m. at the beach fronting the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa, a Maui Fire Department spokesman said. Beachgoers pulled a 31-year-old man from the water and began CPR efforts.
Maui fire crews arrived a few minutes later and found that the victim had regained a pulse.
He was transported to Maui Memorial Medical Center in critical condition.
The second incident happened at 12:15 p.m. at the beach fronting the Napili Kai Beach Resort. Beachgoers pulled a 30-year-old woman from the water and began CPR efforts before a fire crew arrived and took over.
She was transported to Maui Memorial Center in critical condition.
Ocean conditions were reported to be calm at the time for both incidents, a fire official said in a news release.
Both victims are believed to be visitors from China.