High Bacteria Levels Detected at Keaukaha Beach
The Hawai‘i State Department of Health is retesting Keaukaha Beach after high levels of bacteria were detected in the water.
Levels of 364 per 100 mL were detected during routine beach monitoring. DOH is uncertain about the representativeness of the first sample. This beach has historically met the acceptable beach threshold level, and there is no known source of fecal contamination.
DOH has collected another sample and is retesting the site. DOH will update the notification based on the results of this retesting.
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