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Surfer hit by canoe at Tonggs thanks team that saved his life

Mindy Pennybacker
COURTESY HONOLULU EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
                                Honolulu Emergency Medical Services Assistant Chief of Operations Arnold Paragoso, left; EMS paramedics Samantha Blanchard and Jared Tanouye; Honolulu Ocean Safety lifeguard Kekoa Kekumano; Manami, Kai and David Keuning; Ocean Safety rescue operator Chris Braun; EMS Chief Chris Sloman; and Ethan Won gathered at Kaimana Beach Park on Thursday to celebrate the young surfer’s rescue and recovery after a head injury and near drowning.
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COURTESY HONOLULU EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

Honolulu Emergency Medical Services Assistant Chief of Operations Arnold Paragoso, left; EMS paramedics Samantha Blanchard and Jared Tanouye; Honolulu Ocean Safety lifeguard Kekoa Kekumano; Manami, Kai and David Keuning; Ocean Safety rescue operator Chris Braun; EMS Chief Chris Sloman; and Ethan Won gathered at Kaimana Beach Park on Thursday to celebrate the young surfer’s rescue and recovery after a head injury and near drowning.