Maui Man Injured in Shore Break at “Big Beach”

April 24, 2019, 12:47 PM HST · Updated April 24, 12:52 PM
Wendy Osher · 67 Comments
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A 20-year-old man was pulled from the water at Oneloa “Big Beach” on Saturday after friends saw him dive into the shore break and fail to surface.
Maui Fire Services Chief Rylan Yatsushiro said the man was responsive, but sustained a possible spinal injury.
Fire crews assisted medics on scene with treatment and loaded the man for transport to the Maui Memorial Medical Center for further care.
The incident was reported at around 5:08 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, 2019.
Wendy Osher
Wendy Osher leads the Maui Now news team. She is also the news voice of parent company, Pacific Media Group, having served nearly 20 years as News Director for the company’s six Maui radio stations.

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