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Stand-up paddler bitten by shark at Pounder’s Beach

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    Honolulu emergency workers transported the 23-year-old to an emergency room in serious condition after he was bitten by a shark at Pounder’s Beach.

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A man, 23, was bitten on the arm by a shark at Pounder’s Beach near Laie this morning while stand-up paddle boarding in a group.

Honolulu emergency services workers responded to the incident at around 8:30 a.m., administering life saving treatment and transporting the man to an emergency room in serious condition.

There were no lifeguards on duty at the time as there are no lifeguards stationed at that beach, according to a news release from the Honolulu Emergency Services Department. Warning signs have been posted in the area.

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