Kewalo Basin diver hospitalized, may have suffered from bends

Kewalo Basin

A woman was rushed to the hospital Friday morning after a mishap on a diving trip.

Emergency crews were called to Kewalo Basin at around 10 a.m. after a report that the woman was possibly suffering from the bends, or decompression sickness.

“It wasn’t until we came back up that I realized something was wrong and one of the drivers was breathing heavily,” said witness Adam Cole.

The 62-year-old woman was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

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