Jellyfish stings injure 4 in waters off Maui

Published On: Mar 25 2014 02:55:23 PM HST
HONOLULU -

The Coast Guard medically evacuated four people after they sustained jellyfish stings while snorkeling near Molokini Crater off Maui on Tuesday.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Maui received a call from a charter vessel stating one adult and three children had been stung by jellyfish while they were snorkeling near Molokini Crater.

A 25-foot Response Boat from Coast Guard Station Maui was launched to the scene.

The crewmembers arrived on scene at 10:10 a.m. and transferred the four injured people aboard the RB-S.

They were transported to the Kihei Boat Ramp in Kihei where emergency medical services were waiting.

The adult was in shock and the three children sustained minor injuries.

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