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DLNR removes shark warning signs in Kona

BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - Department of Land and Natural Resources officers removed the shark warning signs on Kona beaches after a shark attack was reported on Sunday.

According to officials, a woman was paddleboarding when a large shark took a bite of her board. Based on the size of the bite mark, officials believe the shark was 16-feet long.

On Monday morning, Hawaii County Fire Department crews performed a flyer-over from Kailua-Kona to Keauhou Bay.

According to officials, no sharks were spotted in the water.

The beaches are open to the public.

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