NORTH KOHALA – A 63-year old man has apparently drowned in the waters off Kohala Lighthouse, a popular surf spot on the northern tip of Hawaii Island.
Fire crews were alerted to the situation at Kauhola Point at 10:15 a.m. Saturday morning.
A news dispatch reports surfers in the water found the man face down in the ocean, not breathing and without a pulse. The surfers started CPR in the water, and brought the man to shore, where county fire personnel took over with resuscitation efforts. He was transported to Kohala Hospital.
We will update this story when more information becomes available.