What appears to be a highly unfortunate accident involving the Pride of America cruise line occurred today at the Port of Hilo. According to Battalion Chief Sumida, two crew members of the cruise ship were being lowered to the sea when "something gave way" causing the crew members to fall into the water.
The crew members were rushed to Hilo Medical Center. Their condition is unknown at this time. For more information, please click on the link for the full story in the West Hawaii Today: http://westhawaiitoday.com/news/local-news/pride-america-crew-members-injured.