Korean Woman Dies at Honolua Bay

August 8, 2012, 7:03 AM HST · Updated August 8, 9:29 AM
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Wave at Honolua Bay. File photo by Madeline Ziecker.

By Wendy Osher

A 64-year-old woman from Korea died after rescue crews responded to calls of a possible drowning, officials said.

The incident was reported at 11:33 a.m. on Tuesday, August 7 at Honolua Bay in West Maui.

Ocean safety lifeguards and bystanders were on scene performing CPR when crews from Engine 11 arrived.

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Authorities say fire personnel took over CPR and assisted medics on their arrival.

Efforts to revive the woman were unsuccessful.

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