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Brown water advisory issued in Kauai

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ANAHOLA, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

The state health department has issued an advisory of a mysterious brownish-green plume along Kauai's coast.

The brown water has been detected in coastal waters from Moloaa Bay to Anahola Bay.

The state says coral spawning or an algae bloom are possible causes, but the color of the plume does not match what is usually seen in either event.

While water samples are being tested at a lab, the public is advised to stay out of affected waters.

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