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Hawaii Shark Attacks

Shark Bite Closes Maui’s Kaanapali Beach

A 58-year-old man was bitten by a shark this morning off Kanaapali Beach on Maui, prompting the beach’s closure…

Study: Sharks Don’t Like Eating People, Really!

Blame Jaws. Humans have an irrational fear of sharks as man-eaters. Blood-thirsty stalkers, to be exact. But that reputation…

Shark Sighted at Yokohama

A shark was sighted swimming awfully close to shore at Yokohama Bay.  Check out the full video below:…

‘Tis the Season … For Shark Attacks?

Maui and Kauai seem to be hotspots for shark attacks of late. Divers beware. Our landblog reports: A 60-year-old…

Shark Attacks Snorkeler in Kihei

Maui County officials have closed the beach from Kamaole III to Waipualani Park after a snorkeler was attacked by a…

Hanalei Bay Reopened After Shark Sightings

Sharks must be hungry. They’ve nipped a paddle boarder, a swimmer and a diver off Maui in…

Beach Closed After Another Shark Sighting Off Maui

Sharks must be hungry.  Maui County closed down a portion of beach in Makena Wednesday after a diver spotted what…

Third Shark Bite Off Maui in Less Than a Month

What’s up with all of the shark attacks? The latest happened Sunday morning about 8:30 a.m. about 500 yards off…

California Woman Punches Shark, Escapes Attack in Maui

The Folsom, Calif. woman who was attacked over the weekend by a 12-foot tiger shark on Maui and escaped by…

Aggressive Shark Off Waianae Coast

Oahu emergency services is warning people to be aware of an aggressive 13-foot tiger shark about 300 yards out in…

VIDEO: Whale Carcass on Big Island Attracts Sharks

The Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources is warning people to stay out of the waters off Pahoa on…
Fishery Council: ‘Sharks Don’t Spend Any Money’

Fishery Council: ‘Sharks Don’t Spend Any Money’

Western Pacific Fishery Management Council discounts science behind study of declining reef sharks.
Hawaii Shark Attacks