Here we go again. Television's fetishization of hunting in Hawaii–begun with great controversy two years ago with the History Channel's reality show American Jungle–is now continuing with a new Discovery Channel show titled Pacific Warriors. "For centuries, generations of Hawaiians have caught these monster fish from small, hand-made canoes, using nothing more than a fishing … [Read more...] about Discovery Channel launches new Hawaii-based reality show called ‘Pacific Warriors’
By Jacob Shafer They come out of nowhere. Every shark bite story is unique but that’s the thread that connects them all, like a trail of blood in the water. One second you’re surfing, swimming, paddling, whatever, and the next you’re staring down the wrong end of one of nature’s most voracious killers. Some get lucky, escaping with a few gnarly scars and the mother of all … [Read more...] about Shark Attacks: How worried should we be about recent bites and fatalities on Maui?
On Tuesday, April 2, a shark attacked a 58-year-old man surfing about 100 yards in front of the Maui Kai Resort in Ka'anapali. In this April 4 story, The Maui News reported that the nab, who still has not been identified, is receiving treatment at Maui Memorial Medical Center for the leg wound he suffered. There was speculation that the attack involved a reef shark, but … [Read more...] about County of Maui Releases Audio Of 911 Call From Apr. 2 Kaanapali Shark Attack
Dawn patrol in Kihei not so safe today: According to a Maui County press release... KIHEI, Maui - Ocean use from the south end of Kamaole 1 Beach Park to Waiohuli Road in Kihei, South Maui, will be closed to beachgoers until sunset today in response to a shark attack that occurred shortly after 6:00 a.m. this morning. County Ocean Safety Officers and State DLNR personnel will … [Read more...] about Shark Attack at Kihei beach! Yum, People taste good!