Missing Snorkeler Found Unresponsive

MFD photo.

The Maui Fire Department responded to a report of a missing snorkeler off Kapalua Bay on Friday afternoon.

Rescue personnel located the 63-year-old North Carolina man unresponsive approximately 100 to 150-feet offshore at around 4 p.m.

Despite lifesaving effort on shore by awaiting medics and fire personnel. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

MFD utilized jetski units, rescue swimmers, and Air 1 in the search.

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