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Hawaii shark attack victim has big bills but a new outlook on life

Todd Murashige is a changed man

We covered the shark attack on Todd Murashige at Crouching Lion on Oahu earlier this year. The Honolulu Advertiser published this follow-up story to those events. By Dan Nakaso, Honolulu Advertiser KANE'OHE, OAHU Todd Murashige will have to live with the vicious scars from an attack that ripped his thigh open to the bone — and with the feelings he has for the shark that bit him. After two months of recovery and rehabilitation, Murashige is now grateful to the shark that changed his … [Read more...]

“I’m Never Going To Go Out There Again.”

Peller Marion Was Attacked On Maui Nearly A Year Ago

The Honolulu Advertiser covers previous survivors of shark attacks in Hawaii over the last year or so. HAWAII By Eloise Aguiar More than a year after separate encounters with sharks, a victim of a shark attack and the parent of a victim say things mostly have returned to normal. But Peller Marion, of Mill Valley, Calif., an artist and writer who was attacked on Maui last year, said sometimes she has problems sleeping and feels like she's floating in water. And Joshua Sumait, 16, … [Read more...]

Hawaiian Shark Activity: What’s The Explanation?

High Levels of Hawaiian Shark Activity

Sharks are suddenly more conspicuous at Hawaii's beaches - and there's no clear reason for increased sightings and attacks, experts claim. There is no denying it - sharks seem to be coming close to shore a lot lately. HAWAII By Dave Dondoneau For the past week, up to 15 large tiger sharks have lingered along five miles of the Big Island's Kohala Coast, near the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, coming within 20 yards of shore. Several beaches have been closed on O'ahu in the past two weeks … [Read more...]

Shark Attack Shocks Oahu Community

duane shimogawa reports on oahu shark attack

KAAAWA, OAHU, HAWAIIBy Duane Shimogawa The day after a shark takes a bite out of a surfer and his board, warning signs continue to caution people to stay out of the water. Those signs are posted along the water at Kahana Bay in Kaaawa. Officials say the victim, a man in his 40s, was surfing when the shark chomped down on his right leg. The surfer was taken to Queen's Medical Center and was listed in serious condition. The shark took a large chunk out of his right thigh. He was also bitten … [Read more...]

Oahu Shark Attack: Surfer Recovering

Amateur surfer Todd Murashige was attacked Tuesday evening off the windward side of Oahu, by what is suspected to have been a large tiger shark. The Fear Beneath staff wishes Todd all the best for a speedy recovery. HONOLULU, OAHU By Ron Mizutani A 40-year-old Kaneohe man remains at the Queen's Medical Center recovering from a shark attack in Kaaawa. Todd Murashige is in stable condition with extensive injuries to his right leg and fingers. A shark bit Murashige about 5 p.m. … [Read more...]