Kauai News

Shark Sighting Reported at Hā‘ena Beach Park

Posted September 7, 2021, 4:40 PM HST

Ocean Safety Bureau officials advise no swimming at Hā‘ena Beach Park until further notice due to a shark sighting.

OSB officials report that a possible 6-to-8 foot tiger shark was sighted near the lifeguard tower on Tuesday afternoon. As a safety precaution, Ocean Safety officials have posted warning signs and are monitoring the area.

Lifeguards will reassess the area on Wednesday, Sept. 8.

Updates will be provided when more information becomes available. For updates, please speak to a county lifeguard or call the Ocean Safety Bureau at 808-241-4984.