Shark sighting along Kona coast forces beach closures

Shark sighting sign

Hapuna Beach Hotel beach boys say around 11:00 a.m. Sunday, a 10 to 15 feet tiger shark was spotted by lifeguards.

Hapuna Beach and Mauna Kea Beach are closed at this time.

A helicopter also did aerial checks from above.

No injuries were reported.

Both beaches will remain closed for the rest of Sunday.

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