Apparent drowning off Heeia Kea Pier

Near drowning

A tourist from Japan apparently drowned this afternoon while snorkeling.

Emergency crews were called to Heeia Kea Pier around 2:00 p.m.

Fire officials say the 65-year old man was snorkeling with a tour company in Kaneohe Bay and got separated from the group.

The man was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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