×

Man dies during scuba diving tour

A 26-year-old man stationed at Hickam Air Force Base in Honolulu died while scuba diving off Molokai on Saturday.

Duane Harold Parsley II was part of a scuba diving tour but did not return to his boat as scheduled at 9 a.m., according to police. Parsley was later found unresponsive in an area outside of Kawela I known as “blue sand hole” in about 50 feet of water. At 10:27 a.m., Molokai patrol officers and medics were sent to meet the incoming boat, which reported having an unresponsive man aboard, at Kaunakakai Harbor.

All life-saving measures were unsuccessful and Parsley died, police said.

His cause of death is pending autopsy.

NEWSLETTER

Today's breaking news and more in your inbox

I'm interested in (please check all that apply)