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Honolulu Ocean Safety, EMS Respond To Possible Shark Bite Patient

March 2, 2024

On Saturday, March 2nd, Honolulu Ocean Safety, the Honolulu Emergency Medical Services and the  Honolulu Fire Department responded to a possible shark bite. The 911 call came in just before 1:30 p.m., for an 11-year old girl who may have suffered a shark bite to her left foot at spot known as “Rainbows” in Ka‘a‘awa (across from the back gate to Kualoa Ranch). The child suffered non-life threatening injuries.  The patient’s parents declined EMS transport to an emergency room. A witness described seeing what appeared to be a small reef shark in the area. Ocean Safety is currently working to post warning signs in the area.