Shark warning signs posted at Makaha, Yokohama beaches

Shark warning signs posted at Makaha, Yokohama beaches

MAKAHA, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Shark warning signs have been posted at Makaha and Yokohama beaches after a sighting and apparent shark bite.

The sighting happened Thursday about a half mile off of Yokohama Bay.

It followed an apparent shark bite on Wednesday evening.

Ocean Safety officials said about 7 p.m. Wednesday a man said he'd suffered a shark bite at Makaha Beach.

The report was not confirmed, officials said.

Lifeguards will determine Friday morning whether to keep the signs posted.

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