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Female Visitor from China Pulled from Twin Falls Pond

April 18, 2016, 5:53 AM HST
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Twin Falls parking area long the Hāna Highway. File photo by Wendy Osher.

Twin Falls parking area long the Hāna Highway. File photo by Wendy Osher.

A woman visiting from China was pulled from waters at Twin Falls in Haʻikū on Sunday afternoon.

Firefighters responded to the report at 2:31 p.m. and arrived at 2:51 p.m. on Sunday, April 17, 2016, to find bystanders performing CPR on the 21-year-old woman.

Bystanders searching the pond for the missing woman, found her submerged under water, below a waterfall, about a couple hundred yards mauka of the Hāna Highway.

Firefighters say the woman was unresponsive and without a pulse when bystanders began CPR.

Fire crews and paramedics took over life-saving efforts and carried the woman back to Hāna Highway after she regained vital signs.

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The woman was transported to Maui Memorial Medical Center in critical condition.

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Authorities say the woman was swimming at the pond with her husband when the accident occurred.

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