Maui Surfer Attacked By Shark

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A Maui County news release says a 54-year-old man was attacked shortly after 6 a.m. while surfing in an area known as “Kalama Bowls” off Kalama Park in Kihei.

The man suffered bites to his upper right thigh and lower right ankle. He was treated at Maui Memorial Medical Center and released.

The shark — which may also have bitten the man’s surfboard — was believed to be between 6 and 8 feet in length.