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Beach at Makena State Park reopened after shark sighting

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MAKENA, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Lifeguards have reopened the beach at Makena State Park after a 12-foot tiger shark was spotted swimming in the area.

The shark was seen about 50 feet from shore, officials said, and was swimming in a non-aggressive way.

The shark was spotted about 10:45 a.m., and swimmers were kept out of the water for about two hours.

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