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Honolulu Ocean Safety, EMS, Respond To Man In Waters Off Laie Point

September 3, 2023

Just after 3:00 p.m. Sunday, Honolulu Ocean Safety, the Honolulu Fire Department and the Honolulu Emergency Medical Services responded to a 47-year old man found unresponsive in the waters off Lāʻie Point. According to witnesses the man jumped off the cliffside and didn't surface. Good Samaritans responded until first responders arrived. The man was brought to shore by HFD, where cardiopulmonary resuscitation was performed. 

Honolulu EMS administered advanced life support and transported the man to an area hospital in critical condition. Ocean Safety stayed on scene to bring two more people to shore, who did not require medical attention but needed assistance.