MOLOAA — An Idaho man drowned in waters off Moloaa Beach on Thursday afternoon, Kauai police said Friday.
Police identified him as 64-year-old Michael Tremblay.
The man had been swimming about 12:15 p.m. when he could no longer be seen from shore. His family became concerned and called 911 for assistance.
Rescue 3 aboard Air 1, Ocean Safety’s Roving Patrol units, and firefighters from the Kaiakea fire station responded to the scene. Rescuers located the man’s unresponsive body a short time later, roughly 150 yards from shore.
Lifeguards brought the man to shore and began CPR. Awaiting medics then transported him to Wilcox Hospital where he was pronounced dead.