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Hapuna Hawaii: Man bitten on arm by shark

A man has been hospitalized for a bite wound to his forearm following an attack by a 10- to 12-foot tiger shark at Hapuna Beach around noon…A Hawaii County Fire Department member scans the shoreline following a shark attack Wednesday in waters off Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area on the Big Island. (Bret Yager/West Hawaii Today)
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Hawaii: Kayak fisherman killed in shark attack

NBC News reports that a man fishing from a kayak in Hawaii was attacked by a shark off the coast of Maui on Monday and died of his injuries as he was being brought to shore, marking the second fatal shark attack in the area this year, officials said. The man had been kayak fishing [...]

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American remains missing after intentionally going overboard on cruise ship

CNN reports that an American cruise ship passenger was reported overboard Wednesday, and the U.S. Coast Guard joined the search in the Pacific Ocean northeast of Hawaii. The 54-year-old woman was witnessed intentionally going overboard from the Grand Princess, Princess Cruises said, adding that the witness’ account was confirmed by closed-circuit television. The Grand Princess [...]

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Hawaii: Search for missing hiker in Haleakala Crater continues

As reported by Mauinews.com, the search for Richard Scheidman, 67, of Lahaina, who had gone hiking in Haleakala Crater on Wednesday afternoon, was suspended Thursday afternoon with the search to pick up this morning, Haleakala National Park, officials said. Read article

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Hawaii: Several beaches near Honolulu closed after spill contaminates water

Travelbite.co.uk reports that several beaches in the Keehi Lagoon area of Honolulu, Hawaii, have been closed after a treacle spill has contaminated the water, killing a significant amount of marine life. The spill occurred early Monday morning, when a Matson ship was loaded with 1,600 tons of molasses (treacle) for shipping to the West Coast [...]

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Hawaii: Tourist from California arrested for abusing his girlfriend

According to mauinews.com, California tourist was given jail time Monday after nearly a dozen abuse-related charges against his girlfriend last week, police said. Read article

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Shark bites teen surfer’s leg in Pohoiki Bay in Hawaii

As reported by Reuters.com, the 16-year-old, identified to Hawaii News Now by relatives as Jimmy ‘Ulu Boy’ Napeahi, was surfing in Pohoiki Bay in an area known as ‘Dead Trees’ at around 1.30pm Sunday when he was attacked from behind by a shark. The predator has been described as being gray-colored and measuring 8 feet [...]

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German tourist dies during strenous hike in Hawaii

According to seattlepi.com, a German tourist died while hiking the strenuous Kalalau Trail on the north shore of Kauai. The death of the 61-year-old on Friday was near the eight-mile marker of the 11-mile-long trail that stretches from Ke’e Beach to the Kalalau Valley. The Garden Island newspaper reports (http://bit.ly/17VXmMB ) that the man was [...]

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Hawaii: German tourist loses her arm in apparent shark attack

NBC News reports that a German tourist lost her arm in what appears to have been a shark attack off a Hawaiian beach on Wednesday, Maui County spokesman Rod Antone told the Honolulu Star Advertiser. The woman was with two friends before the apparent attack, according to the paper, and was taken to Maui Memorial [...]

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Hawaii: California woman injured in shark attack in Maui

According to examiner.com, a California woman was attacked by what appears to be a massive shark off the coast of Maui, Hawaii this past week. The size of the bite marks have led doctors to estimate that the shark itself may have been gigantic. Regardless, Evonne Cashman was bitten while swimming and is now lucky [...]

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