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Haena Beach closed due to shark sighting

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HANALEI, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Ocean Safety officials have closed Ha‘ena Beach to swimming today due to a shark sighting.

Lifeguards noticed a roughly 10-foot Tiger shark in waters off Ha‘ena Beach. There were no incidents reported.

‘Shark Sighted’ and ‘No Swimming’ signs have been posted along the beach and the public is advised to stay out of the water until further notice.

The beach will remain closed for the rest of today and will likely reopen Sunday morning if the water is deemed safe.

Updates will be given as more information becomes available.

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