Westside beach reopens after shark sighting

Kaua‘i Ocean Safety Bureau officials reopened “Inters” Beach in Kekaha yesterday, a day after a shark sighting closed it.

Lifeguards closed Inters after a 6- to 8-foot whitetip reef shark was spotted in the area. No one was injured.

Officials urge beachgoers to report sharks to lifeguards immediately, and exit the water calmly and quickly.

For more information, contact the Ocean Safety Bureau at 241-6506.

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