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Shark Attack on the Big Island

Shark Attack on the Big Island

Ninole Bay and Punaluu Beach on the south shore of the Big Island are closed after a 29-year-old man was reportedly bitten by a tiger shark in the shallows Wednesday morning.  The Captain Cook resident was bodyboarding when the attack happened at about 8 a.m.  He was transported to Kau Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The beach is expected to remain closed until noon Friday.

 

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