A Pennsylvania visitor was an apparent drowning victim Sunday off the shore of South Maui. Seventy-three year-old John Ready of Hatboro, PA, was found floating face down about 100 yards from shore at Wailea Point in Kihei.
The incident was reported at 12:15 p.m. Sunday. Cardio pulmonary resuscitation was performed on the man until paramedics arrived. Ready was transported to Maui Memorial Medical Center for treatment. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital.
Ready was a passenger on a Pacific Whale Foundation snorkel cruise at the time of the incident. Official cause of death will be released following an autopsy.