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Hawaii Shark Attacks

Makena Shark Sighting Results in Temporary Closure

From Maui Now: “Big Beach” at Mākena State Park was closed for about two hours on Sunday,…

Shark Bites Kayak Off Hawaii Kai – Really?

Hawaii News Now is reporting that a shark bit a kayak off Hawaii Kai on Thursday, overturning the vessel.

Big Island Surfer Attacked By Shark

A 16-year old boy was bitten by a shark while surfing at Pohoiki on the Big Island on Sunday, according to…

Visitor Loses Limb in Shark Attack at Palauea in Makena

From Maui Now: A 20-year-old woman from Germany was hospitalized in critical condition, after her right arm was…

Shark Bite Closes South Maui Beach

KITV has this report: Maui County officials say there was a shark attack at Ulua Beach in…

New Wetsuits Aim to Ward Off Shark Attacks

For those exposed to the movie Jaws at too young of an age, this might be for you. An Australian…
Fewer Ahi, More Mahi? Fishermen Are Changing the Pacific Ecosystem Courtesy: Isaac Wedin

Fewer Ahi, More Mahi? Fishermen Are Changing the Pacific Ecosystem

New study raises questions of how feds are managing marine resources.

No Sharks! Kekaha Kai State Park Reopens

From a press release Thursday (June 20): The Department of Land and Natural Resources reopened Kekaha Kai State Park…

Sharks Keep Kekaha Kai State Park Closed

From a press release Wednesday (June 19): The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will…

Man Bitten By Tiger Shark In Kona Waters

Our media pal KITV has this report: A man was bitten Tuesday off the Kona Coast of…

New Study Explains Great White Shark Presence in Hawaiian Waters

Photo courtesy of hermanusbackpackers Amid widespread fixation with great white sharks, Hawaii researchers have published a study in…

Shark Attack May Have Been Caught On Video

From The Maui News: A 58-year-old Marina Del Rey, Calif., man may have captured video of the…
Hawaii Shark Attacks