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Shark bites Big Isle bodyboarder

By Gregg K. Kakesako

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 12, 2013

~~<p>Hawaii recorded its 14th shark attack of the year Wednesday as a 29-year-old Captain Cook man reported being bitten by a 10- to 12-foot tiger shark off Punaluu on Hawaii island.</p>
<p>While two of this year's attacks were fatal, Hawaii County police said the victim's injuries on Wednesday were not life-threatening. They closed Ninole Bay on Wednesday and will survey the area this morning before deciding to reopen the beach.</p>
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Hawaii recorded its 14th shark attack of the year Wednesday as a 29-year-old Captain Cook man reported being bitten by a 10- to 12-foot tiger shark off Punaluu on Hawaii island.

While two of this year's attacks were fatal, Hawaii County police said the victim's injuries on Wednesday were not life-threatening. They closed Ninole Bay on Wednesday and will survey the area this morning before deciding to reopen the beach. Login for more...



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