4 snorkelers stung by jellyfish


WAILUKU, Maui (AP) — The Coast Guard said four people snorkeling near Molokini Crater were stung by jellyfish.

The adult and three children who were stung Tuesday were snorkeling at the popular visitor destination off South Maui.

The Coast Guard received a call about the incident from a charter vessel.

A Coast Guard response boat crew arrived shortly after 10 a.m. Tuesday. The Coast Guard said the injured people were transported in the vessel to Kihei, where emergency services were waiting.

 

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