Snorkeler found in waters off Kahuku dies

A snorkeler found unresponsive in the water Friday died later in the day.

Around 1:45 p.m., Nuhi Kahele, 23, of Hau’ula was treated by Ocean Safety, EMS and Honolulu fire personnel after taken out of an area called Rice Bowls or 7th Hole that fronts the Kahuku Golf Course.

He was then transported in critical condition to an area hospital, where he later died.

An autopsy will be performed on Monday.

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