Man critically injured while snorkeling in Kaneohe has died

KHON2 EMS

A man who was critically injured while snorkeling in waters off Windward Oahu has died.

The Honolulu Medical Examiner’s office has identified the victim as 73-year-old Kazuo Takino of Sakai, Osaka.

According to the Honolulu Emergency Services Department, the incident happened at about 2 p.m. Monday. They say he was snorkeling near Heeia Kea Pier.

The victim was brought to shore and given CPR.

Paramedics transported the man to the hospital, where he later died.

The medical examiner has not released the official cause of death.

Related story: Elderly man in critical condition after near drowning in water off Heeia

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