Visitor apparently drowns in water off Waikiki

Near drowning in Waikiki, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
Near drowning in Waikiki, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

A visitor who was pulled from the water in Waikiki has died.

First responders were notified at around noon Wednesday.

Police say a 23-year-old man was found facedown in the ocean and brought to the Ala Wai Heliport near Hilton Hawaiian Village and Ala Wai Yacht Harbor.

He was rushed to a nearby hospital in critical condition where he later died.

No word from officials on the cause of his death.

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