Category Archives: Hawaii News

‘Jaws’: How a Surfing Break in Hawaii Was Named After Movie Blockbuster

(CNN)Everyone has seen the classic Hollywood blockbuster "Jaws," the 1975 Steven Spielberg classic movie about a terrifying, unpredictable, man-eating shark. Follow @cnnsport And just when you thought it was safe to get back in the water, "Jaws" has manifested itself ... as a terrifying surfing break, which has also become popular with wind surfers. A…
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Hiker, 25, Plunges to His Death from Dangerous Hawaii Trail

Nathan Stowell, 25, died on Sunday after falling 400 feet off a hiking trail of Hawaii's Mount Olomana.  (Facebook/Nathan Stowell) A man who was hiking Hawaii's Olomana Trail reportedly plummeted hundreds of feet to his death on Sunday after he tried to grab his hat, marking the fourth death linked to the dangerous trail since…
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Shark Attacks Paddleboarder off Hawaii’s Big Island

A man was undergoing surgery in Hawaii on Saturday after being bitten by a shark off Kukio Beach in Kona, authorities said.  (Reuters) A 25-year-old paddleboarder was hospitalized in critical condition with multiple wounds after getting bitten by a shark Saturday morning. It happened around 9:30 a.m. local time at Kukio Beach in Kona, on…
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