Shark sighting confirmed at Hapuna Beach on the Big Island

WAIMEA, HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hapuna Prince Resort in Waimea on the Big Island says its beaches are closed due to a shark sighting Sunday.

Officials closed Hapuna Beach after Civil Defense confirmed the sighting. Hapuna Beach dispatched helicopters to search the coastline.

Hapuna Beach is currently closed due to the sighting and other beaches may close later.

We will have more information on this as it becomes available.

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