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The counties have been unable to collect enough data on the type of mask worn in drowning incidents to draw any conclusions yet.
Lifeguards have bolstered their efforts and ocean safety officials are trying to figure out why snorkeling is so deadly for visitors.
The rash of deaths on Maui, predominantly visitors, has elected officials searching for solutions.
Hawaii’s only public hyperbaric treatment facility was serving about one diver per week suffering decompression sickness.
Two years in the making, the four clips will be shown in hotel rooms on the Real Hawaii TV channel.
The 92 drowning deaths in 2016 represented a slight decrease from the previous year, but was slightly above average for the decade.
A doctor says new full-face masks are a “recipe for disaster.” He wants to measure the breathing resistance in various types of snorkeling tubes.
A coastal hazard expert briefs Hawaii officials and others about the need to adapt to rising sea levels and warmer temperatures.
The Legislature is debating whether to extend limited liability protections for lifeguards over the objections of a group of personal injury lawyers.