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O‘ahu Woman Dies at Pu‘u Keka‘a, Pulled Unresponsive While Snorkeling

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A 39-year-old Oʻahu woman died while snorkeling off of Puʻu Kekaʻa “Black Rock” in Kāʻanapali over the weekend.

The incident was reported at around 5:34 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019.

Fire officials say the woman was pulled unresponsive from the water near the rocky point.

Responding fire units from Engine 3 and Ladder 3 arrived on scene with Medics to find bystanders
performing CPR on the woman who was on the rocks.

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Fire officials say that despite all efforts, the victim was pronounced dead on scene by Medics.

Crews left the scene at around 7:09 p.m.

Fire officials say the woman was using a traditional mask and snorkel and say ocean conditions were calm at the time.

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