Man pulled from waters off Ala Moana Beach Park, hospitalized in critical condition

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A man is fighting for his life after being pulled from waters off Ala Moana Beach Park Monday afternoon.

Officials say lifeguards were approached by a witness at around 3:30 p.m. who claimed his friend had gone missing. A team of divers and the fire department’s helicopter assisted with the search.

According to the city’s Emergency Medical Services, he was found underwater at around 4:20 p.m. about 60-80 yards offshore. Lifeguards brought him back to shore where they and HFD performed CPR.

EMS crews took over and rushed him to the hospital in critical condition.

Officials say he is a visitor to the islands.

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