Brown water advisory issued for Honokahua Bay on Maui

Honokahua Bay (Photo courtesy Tamara Paltin)

A brown water advisory has being issued for Honokahua Bay on Maui due to heavy rains.

The public is advised to stay out of flood waters and storm water runoff due to possible overflowing cesspools, sewer manholes, pesticides, animal fecal matter, dead animals, pathogens, chemicals, and associated flood debris.

Turbid water runoff has been known to attract sharks due to possible dead animals being washed into the ocean. If coastal waters are brown, stay out.

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