Elderly man dies after swimming at Ala Moana Beach

Ala Moana Near Drowning

An elderly man is dead after swimming at Ala Moana Beach.

The 78-year-old Herbert Jaschke, of Honolulu, was pulled out of the water at about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Lifeguards say Jaschke was swimming about 50 yards off shore when he ran into trouble.

He was pulled to shore and taken to the hospital in extremely critical condition where he later died.

The cause of death has not yet been determined.

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