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Maui shark warning canceled

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HONOLULU (AP) - Maui County lifted a shark warning issued after a snorkeler sustained injuries consistent with a bite.

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports (http://bit.ly/2evx833) the warning signs were posted from Kalama Park to Kamaole Beach Park III.

No sharks were spotted by a Fire Department helicopter or Saturday patrols that included county lifeguards and officers with the State Division of Conservation and Resource Enforcement.

The Maui Fire Department said a Washington state snorkeler sustained injuries Friday that were consistent with a shark bite.

Bystanders had helped the woman to shore.

Information from: Honolulu Star-Advertiser, http://www.staradvertiser.com

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