Visitor Pulled Unresponsive From Waters in Mākena, Maui

July 4, 2019, 4:06 PM HST · Updated July 4, 4:30 PM
Wendy Osher · 0 Comments

A visitor from China was pulled unresponsive from waters at Oneloa “Big Beach” in Mākena on Wednesday evening.

The incident was reported at 7:21 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, 2019.


Maui Battalion Chief 1, M. Werner, said the 65-year-old man was pulled unresponsive, with no pulse from the ocean and responding crews conducted CPR.

Authorities say ocean conditions at the time included high surf at the location.

Firefighters from the Engine 14 in Wailea responded.

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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