(KAHULUI, MAUI) – A 30-year-old Haiku man was taken to the hospital today after encountering a shark at Paia Bay. He was surfing and water conditions were reported as ‘mixed’ due to high surf conditions.

(Kahului, Maui) – Shark warning signs are up from Ho‘okipa to Baldwin Beach Park after a 45-year-old Haiku woman sustained minor scrapes in an apparent encounter with a shark at around 1:00 p.m. today. 

(WAILUKU) – Collaborative investigations by the Maui Police Department (MPD), and the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE), into last week’s disappearance of a 60-year-old Washington State woman off the south coast of Maui, classify the case differently but with the same basic conclusion.

(Waikoloa, Hawai‘i) – Shark warning signs are up at Hawai‘i Island’s ʻAnaehoʻomalu Bay, this morning, following an apparent encounter between a man in his mid-60’s and what has been reported as a 12-foot tiger shark.

(Kihei, Maui) – The search for a missing 60-year-old Washington State woman was called off at noon today, after teams from the Maui Fire Dept., Maui Ocean Safety, and the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) failed to find her. 

(HONOLULU) -- Just before noon today a person placed a call to 911 reporting a possible shark encounter about 50-yards from shore at Keawakapu Point in South Maui.

(HONOLULU) – A 51-year-old, female visitor, from France was the person involved in an encounter with a shark late Saturday afternoon in Pā'ia Bay on Maui’s north shore. 

(HONOLULU) – An apparent shark incident, this afternoon, at Pāʻia Bay on Maui’s north shore had prompted shark warning signs to go up from Baldwin Beach to Taveres Bay.

(HONOLULU) – Beginning Jan. 1, 2022, it will be illegal to knowingly capture, entangle, or kill any species of shark in State marine waters. Act 51 (House Bill 533) passed in the last legislative session. 

(Līhuʻe) – The carcass of a deceased adult sperm whale has washed up on an outer reef off the north shore of Kauaiʻi, near Pilaʻa Beach. Experts believe the whale died at sea 4 to 5 days ago and floated ashore.