HANALEI – A swimmer was in critical condition after being rescued Sunday afternoon.
Ocean Safety Bureau personnel rescued a swimmer in distress off waters at Waioli Beach Park, also known as Hanalei Pine Trees, on Sunday afternoon.
According to a preliminary report, at 1 p.m. lifeguards from the Pine Trees Tower rescued a 30-year-old female swimmer who was in distress about 150 yards off shore.
Firefighters and responding medics arrived on scene about 1:30 p.m. to assist with medical treatment.
The swimmer was transported in critical condition to Wilcox ER for further treatment.