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Hawaii Shark Attack

Surfer Repeatedly Punches Shark, Stops It From Dragging Friend Out To Sea

AP | Posted 11.05.2014 | Green

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) - A Hawaii woman escaped a tiger shark attack with only some injuries to her fingers and hand after her friend punched the an...

Surfer Protects Son From Attack By Hitting Shark With His Board

AP | Posted 10.20.2014 | Green

WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) -- A man surfing with his three young sons used his fist and surfboard to fend off a shark attack in waters off Maui that were ro...

And The State With The Most Shark Attacks In 2013 Was...

Posted 02.03.2014 | Green

Debating if you want an east coast or west coast winter getaway? Perhaps this will influence your decision: Florida had six times as many shark attack...

Shark Attack Off Maui Leaves Fisherman Dead

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 08.04.2014 | Green

HONOLULU (AP) — The Maui County Police Department has identified the kayak fisherman killed in shark attack. Police say 57-year-old Patrick Briney ...

Kayaker Dies After Shark Attack; Second Attack In Three Days For Maui

Posted 08.04.2014 | Green

A kayaker died on Monday morning after a shark attacked him in the waters off of Maui. The man, possibly a tourist, was fishing with a friend when...

Teen Surfer Returns To Ocean Just Two Months After Shark Attack

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 10.15.2013 | Good News

The mere thought of a shark attack would keep most people out of the water. That's not the case for 16-year-old Jimmy "Ulu Boy" Napeahi, who returned ...

In A State of Shark Paranoia

Damon Tucker | Posted 11.04.2013 | Hawaii
Damon Tucker

The State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) now has budgeted $186,000 for a two year study that will be led by Dr. Carl Meyer to study shark movements around Maui. As a taxpayer, this study sounds ridiculous to me.

A Love Letter to Sharks

Lisa Dworkin | Posted 10.29.2013 | Green
Lisa Dworkin

I think I know what you're thinking. Knowing something won't harm you and not being afraid of it are two different things.

Family Of Hawaii Shark Attack Victim Speaks Out

AP | By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 10.22.2013 | Green

HONOLULU (AP) — A 20-year-old German woman who lost her right arm in a shark attack off of Hawaii last week is being remembered by her family as bea...

Coming Down From Shark Week: Facts Behind the Fear.

Norm Schriever | Posted 10.17.2013 | TV
Norm Schriever

Now that Shark Week is over, our beloved 7-day oceanic feeding frenzy courtesy of the Discovery Channel, many of us are left with a crippling fear of these swimming predators.

Teenager Attacked By Shark In Hawaii

Reuters | Posted 10.19.2013 | Green

By Malia Mattoch McManus HONOLULU, Aug 19 (Reuters) - A 16-year-old boy surfing along the east coast of Hawaii's Big Island was bitten...

Rescuer Of Shark Attack Victim Describes Ordeal

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER and AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 10.16.2013 | Green

HONOLULU — A woman who lost her arm in a Maui shark attack kept repeating that she was going to die, the California high school teacher who jump...

Tourist Loses Arm In Maui Shark Attack

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 10.16.2013 | Green

HONOLULU — Officials reopened a Maui beach Thursday, a day after a shark bit off the right arm of a German visitor about 50 yards offshore. Abo...

Angeleno Attacked By Shark During Hawaii Vacation

AP | Posted 06.03.2013 | Los Angeles

WAILUKU, Hawaii — Ocean safety officers in Maui are patrolling an area where a shark bit a California man. The 58-year-old Marina Del Rey man w...

Shark Attacks Snorkeler In Hawaii

AP | Posted 12.01.2012 | Green

WAILUKU, Hawaii -- A 61-year-old man is in the hospital after being bitten by a shark in waters off Maui. Maui County said Friday the man was snorkel...

SHARK ATTACK: Hawaiian Surfer Fights 10-Foot Shark

AP | Posted 06.04.2012 | Weird News

HONOLULU — A 28-year-old surfer suffered injuries on his left foot after he says a 10-foot-shark bit him off Oahu's North Shore. Joshua Holley ...