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Stand Up Or Die: Snorkeling In Hawaii Is A Leading Cause Of Tourist Deaths Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Stand Up Or Die: Snorkeling In Hawaii Is A Leading Cause Of Tourist Deaths

Breathing through a tube is uniquely challenging. And it can turn deadly for those who have health issues but don't recognize the risk.
‘Bigger And Stronger Waves’ Are Perilous For Visitors Cory Lum/Civil Beat

‘Bigger And Stronger Waves’ Are Perilous For Visitors

In the middle of the Pacific Ocean, Hawaii's unique topography, currents, winds and other conditions often catch tourists off guard.
Ouch: An Eel Bite Is ‘Like a Knife’ Cutting Into You Wikipedia

Ouch: An Eel Bite Is ‘Like a Knife’ Cutting Into You

Emergency responders think a Waikiki surfer who sustained serious injuries to his foot was bitten by an eel, not attacked by a shark.
Why Are Sharks Attacking More People Than Ever in Hawaii? Lwp Kommunikáció/Flickr

Why Are Sharks Attacking More People Than Ever in Hawaii?

Marine biologists have been studying the clash of humans and sharks since two people were killed off the coast of Maui in 2013.
Influx of Box Jellyfish Closes Hanauma Bay on Friday PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Influx of Box Jellyfish Closes Hanauma Bay on Friday

City to re-evaluate conditions before deciding whether to reopen the popular snorkeling spot Saturday.
Is Hanauma Bay Preserve Undermined by Disrepair and an Opaque Budget?

Is Hanauma Bay Preserve Undermined by Disrepair and an Opaque Budget?

Friends of Hanauma Bay say the city is mismanaging the nature preserve.