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DLNR Reopens Mahaiula Beach After Tuesday Shark Attack

DLNR Reopens Mahaiula Beach After Tuesday Shark Attack

The Department of Land and Natural Resources today reopened Mahaiula Beach at Kekaha Kai State Park on the Big Island after a Hawaii Fire Department helicopter flyover this morning did not sight any sharks in waters off the park. Yesterday the park remained closed when a number of reef sharks were spotted in offshore waters during a morning flyover.  On Tuesday, a Kailua-Kona man was bitten by a shark while swimming at about 1 p.m. He was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

 

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