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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, May 17, 2010

Two who nearly drowned listed in critical condition

Advertiser Staff

Two people were in critical condition yesterday following separate near drownings.

According to Bryan Cheplic, spokesman for the city's Emergency Services Department:

At 11 a.m. in Waikīkī, a man in his 70s was brought to shore, where lifeguards performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation. He was later taken to a hospital by paramedics.

Then, at 1 p.m. at Hanauma Bay, a woman in her 30s was given cardiopulmonary resuscitation by lifeguards and was taken by paramedics to a trauma center.