HAENA — Haena Beach was closed Wednesday afternoon after lifeguards reported seeing a nearly 6-foot Galapagos shark swimming off shore.
Ocean Safety officials are advising no swimming until further notice and signs have been posted to warn beachgoers of the 3 p.m. shark sighting.
Lifeguards will reassess the area this morning to determine if the beach can be reopened.
For updates, speak to a county lifeguard or call the Ocean Safety Bureau at 241-4984.
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