Shark attack reported at Kiholo Bay


Hawaii Fire Department personnel are transporting a man believed to be in his 40s who was bit by a tiger shark Wednesday evening at Kiholo Bay.

The man was bit in the forearm by a tiger shark while in the waters at Kiholo Bay, said Battalion Chief Steve Loyola, who was responding to the report that came in shortly after 6 p.m. He said the man was being prepared to be transported to North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was not yet aware of the man's condition.

West Hawaii Today will provide further information as it comes available.