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Male Visitor in Critical Condition, Pulled from Waters at Wailea Beach

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A 76-year-old male visitor was transported to the Maui Memorial Medical Center in critical condition after being pulled from the water at Wailea Beach in South Maui on Thursday morning.

The incident was reported at 10:44 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 in waters fronting the Four Seasons Resort in Wailea.

A Kahului engine company temporarily assigned in the Wailea area, arrived on scene at 10:50 a.m. and took over CPR from two bystanders. Paramedics arrived a short time later and continued advanced life-saving measures until the man regained a pulse.

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Fire officials say the man’s hometown was not available.

It was one of two water accidents that fire and ocean safety crews responded to in South Maui within the span of an hour on Thursday. In the other incident, a female visitor died at Poʻolenalena Beach.

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