Police ID Snorkeler who was Pulled Unresponsive from West Maui Waters
* Updated August 4, 5:19 AM
Police responded Friday to the beach area of 130 Kai Malina Parkway in Kāʻanapali regarding an unresponsive male snorkeler found in the water at around 11:10 a.m.
Upon arrival, life-saving measures were being performed by bystanders until fire and medic personnel took over; however, those measures proved futile, according to a Maui Police Department spokesperson.
The victim has since been identified as Howard Hoo, 57, of Mountain View, California.
An autopsy has been scheduled and the investigation is ongoing.