WAIMANALO, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Ocean Safety officials are warning the public about a man-o-war influx along Oahu's east shore, particularly at Waimanalo Beach.
A significant number of people are reporting stings, officials said.
Warning signs have been posted, but the beaches remain open.
The sting from man-o-war are painful, and can leave red welts on the sting. Some may also suffer more severe symptoms.
The tentacles of a dead man-o-war are still potentially dangerous.