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Spikes in bacteria at Hawaii beaches raise concern

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Video by Cindy Ellen Russell and Craig T. Kojima / crussell@staradvertiser.com and ckojima@staradvertiser.com
Recent spikes in levels of bacteria at Hawaii beaches have raised public concern.
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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

The Surfrider Foundation’s Christina Comfort collected samples of ocean water at Puaena Point in Haleiwa on June 30 for bacterial lab testing. The results showed no enterococcus bacteria present.

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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

The Surfrider Foundation’s Christina Comfort collected samples of ocean water at Puaena Point in Haleiwa on June 30 for bacterial lab testing. The results showed no enterococcus bacteria present. This is one of the samples she collected at Puaena Point in Haleiwa.