Posted at 4:54 p.m., Saturday, May 13, 2006
Diver rescued off Haleiwa
Advertiser StaffA man who was free-diving off Hale'iwa today was pulled from the water in critical condition about 1:30 p.m.
The man had been under water for what was believed to be 15 to 20 minutes, said Emergency Medical Services spokesman Bryan Cheplic.
The 34-year-old man was taken to Wahiawa General Hospital in critical condition. His condition improved and he was taken to Kuakini Medical Center for treatment in a hyperbaric chamber, Cheplic said.