SHARK SIGHTED - © 1986, 2001, Hawaiian Lifeguard Association. All Rights Reserved.


Warning Level: DANGEROUS . . . a potential for loss of life or limb exists.

Condition Description: There are forty species of shark that live in Hawaiian waters. Occasionally, some do come close inshore, and when sighted lifeguards and other coastal authorities will clear the ocean in vicinity of the sighting. Please immediately obey all warnings and orders to clear out of the ocean when a shark is sighted.

Comments: Shark attack is rare in Hawai`i, but it does indeed happen. To learn more about the Sharks of Hawai`i.

Please heed all posted warnings! Your life could depend on it!