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How many shark attacks in hawaii?

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Home » Shark Incidents » Incidents List Incidents List This list and the accompanying graphics do not include encounters in which a shark does not actually bite a person or board (e.g. person grazed by a shark), nor incidents classified by the International Shark Attack File as boat attacks, scavenge, or doubtful. read more

The April 29, 2015 news of a fatal shark attack off of Makena on the island of Maui brought attention to shark attacks across the globe and in Hawaii. read more

To bring it into perspective, from 1882 to 2009, there have been a total of 114 shark attacks in Hawaii, of which 11 were fatal (the last being in 2004 when a surfer was killed off Kahana Beach on Maui), according to the International Shark Attack File, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida. read more