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Box Jellyfish Signs Posted at Po‘ipū, Salt Pond

Posted June 23, 2022, 9:16 AM HST ·Updated June 23, 11:31 AM

Update:

As of 11:25 a.m., Ocean Safety Bureau officials did not spot jellyfish in the Poipu area; however, jellyfish have been observed in Salt Pond.

Earlier version:

County Ocean Safety officials are warning residents and visitors about box jellyfish at to two island beaches.

Box jellyfish signs were posted at Po‘ipū and Salt Pond beach parks. Beachgoers are urged to follow all warning signs. Officials advise no swimming.

For up-to-date information about ocean conditions and ocean safety, speak to a county lifeguard at any lifeguard station, click here (http://hawaiibeachsafety.com/) or call the Ocean Safety Bureau at 808-241-4984.

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