Surfer Suffers Shark Bite in Kaua‘i Waters

June 1, 2020, 10:40 AM HST
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio...

Kaua‘i County has closed Davidsons Beach in Kekaha due to a reported shark attack that occurred on the morning of Monday, June 1, 2020.

Ocean Safety officials said a male surfer of the island was bitten on the right hand by what is believed to be a tiger shark at around 8:30 a.m. Emergency personnel transferred the victim to Kaua‘i Veterans Memorial Hospital.

Davidsons Beach is closed indefinitely due to the attack.


This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Big Island Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments


Get a quick summary of what’s happening on the Big Island with our daily & weekly email of news highlights.