The following phenomenally well-written press release just showed up in our inbox (courtesy of KGMB9 News.) This is the second official sighting this week near Waimea Bay - see our coverage and the shocking photo of a shark warning sign on the beach. Tiger sharks are the most common man-eaters in the Islands; and with an appearance now in Waikiki, it appears that Hawaiian … [Read more...]
Shark Sightings Reported at Sunset Beach, Waimea Bay
NORTH SHORE, OAHU City Ocean Safety officials today posted warning signs at Sunset Beach and Waimea Bay after a confirmed shark sightings. Lifeguards saw a six to eight foot shark near the river mouth at Sunset Beach and advised swimmers and surfers to leave the water before posting warning signs at about 3:30 p.m., said Emergency Services Department spokesman Bryan … [Read more...]
Oahu Beaches Closed: Aggressive Shark Sighting and Possible Body!
Kailua, Lanikai and Bellows beaches closed after shark sighting. Officials are also investigating a possible body in the water. Beach closures went into effect on the Big Island as well today, due to the sighting of a 12-foot tiger shark. OAHU, HAWAII Officials have closed beaches on the windward side of Oahu while they investigate reports of a body in the water off of … [Read more...]