From KITV, the ABC affiliate on channel 4 in Honolulu. UPDATED with 6:53 PM HST posting (11:53 PM EST) Wednesday:
Conservative radio talk host Rush Limbaugh [Limbaugh's site] was rushed to a Honolulu hospital on Wednesday afternoon with chest pains, sources told KITV.
Paramedics responded to the call at 2:41 p.m. [7:41 PM EST] at the Kahala Hotel and Resort.
Limbaugh, 58, suffered from chest pains, sources said. Limbaugh was sitting in a chair in his ninth-floor hotel room at the Kahala when emergency crews arrived, sources said. He told medical crews that he was taking medication for a back problem, sources said.
Paramedics treated him and took him to Queen's Medical Center in serious condition. He will not be released from the hospital on Wednesday night, sources said.
He was seen golfing at Waialae Country Club earlier this week. The country club is next to the Kahala Hotel and Resort...
UPDATE, 2:20 AM EST. On Limbaugh's site:
ALERT: Rush was admitted to a Honolulu hospital today and is resting comfortably after suffering chest pains. Rush appreciates your prayers and well wishes. He will keep you updated via RushLimbaugh.com and on Thursday's radio program.
After the break, below: Links to Honolulu news sources.
A little more info, but not much, in a Hololulu Star Bulletin post which incorporates the national AP dispatch.
Hawaii/Honolulu news sites:
♦ Honolulu Star Bulletin
♦ Honolulu Advertiser
♦ KITV-TV channel 4, the ABC affiliate
♦ KHON-TV channel 2, the Fox affiliate
♦ Hawaii News Now, the combined site for the CBS affiliate (KGMB-TV channel 9) and NBC affiliate (KHNL-TV channel 13)
♦ KHVH “News Radio 830,” Limbaugh’s Honolulu station