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Maui Beaches closed after shark bite at Kaanapali



Shark Updates

Kaanapali Alii to Honokowai Beach Park closed 

Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 14 November, 2014 - Kaanapali, Maui - Ocean safety crews are responding to a reported shark attack in waters off west Maui. The incident occurred Thursday afternoon near Kaanapali. Early reports indicate an adult male swimmer was bitten by a shark.

The Maui Police Department received a call that someone was bitten by a shark off Airport Beach in the Kaanapali area. Maui County spokesman Rod Antone said a man was bitten on his upper left leg in waters fronting Westin Kanaapali Ocean Resort Villas. There were no lifeguards at that particular beach, he said.

Maui County says that the beaches are closed from the area fronting the Kaanapali Alii to Honokowai Beach Park until noon tomorrow, Friday, November 14th.



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