comscore Shark sighting closes Kauai beach | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Top News

Shark sighting closes Kauai beach

Kauai officials closed Waiohai Beach in Poipu today because a shark was spotted offshore.

Lifeguards said a roughly 9-foot grey reef shark was seen offshore.

As a precaution, officials closed the beach to swimming and posted shark warning signs at the beach.

The beach will remain closed until at least Tuesday when lifeguards will reassess whether it can be reopened.

Comments (0)

By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the Terms of Service. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. Report comments if you believe they do not follow our guidelines.

Having trouble with comments? Learn more here.

Scroll Up