Afternoon shark sighting at Ke‘e Beach

HA‘ENA n Ke‘e Beach was closed yesterday afternoon due to a shark sighting in the area. It will remain closed at least until this morning, according to the county.

Ocean Safety officials reported a 6- to 7-foot black-tip shark spotted in the lagoon.

Signs were posted in the area warning of the shark sighting and no swimming allowed.

For information about ocean safety, ask a county lifeguard or visit


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