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Makena Shark Sighting Results in Temporary Closure

·By civilbeat

From Maui Now:

“Big Beach” at Mākena State Park was closed for about two hours on Sunday, Aug. 25, due to a shark sighting.

Officials with the state Department of Land and Natural Resources say the closure began at 2:10 p.m., when lifeguards spotted a 12-15 foot shark in the area.

The area was reopened about two hours later. Read more.

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