Kauai News

Shark Sighting Reported at Po‘ipū Beach

Posted December 19, 2021, 3:26 PM HST

Ocean Safety Bureau officials are advising no swimming at Po‘ipū Beach until further notice due to a shark sighting.

OSB officials report that a possible 5-foot shark was sighted fronting the Nukumoi Tower.

As a safety precaution, Ocean Safety officials have posted warning signs and will continue to monitor the area. Lifeguards will reassess the area on Monday.

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