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LIHU‘E — Pakala Beach, located on the Westside, was reopened Thursday, a day after a man was bit on the foot by a shark.
A Department of Land and Natural Resources Conservation Enforcement officer went to Pakala Thursday to monitor the area and warn people about Wednesday’s incident
The officer didn’t see any visual signs of a shark, and the warning signs that had been posted Wednesday were removed, according to a DLNR release.
A 60-year-old Kalaheo man was attacked by a shark Wednesday while surfing. He was taken to Kaua‘i Veterans Memorial Hospital and was later released.
This was the third shark attack reported on Kaua‘i this year.
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