Maui kayakers survive shark attack

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The shark attack that sunk a two-man kayak off the west coast of Maui on Tuesday was a harrowing experience for a father and son, but they survived to share the story.

Daniel Sullivan, 45, and his son, Tristan Sullivan, 15, of Kula, were able to swim about a mile back to shore at the “thousand peaks” area after their kayak sunk, with no injuries.

 
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chunkster

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Shark Attack!


Shark fishing in Hawaii is highly frowned upon by the locals.

Ancestral shark gods (manō kumupa'a) were worshipped by many Hawaiians. ... Some gods were benevolent, while others were dangerous and evil. The man-eating shark god Kuhaimoana was said to have the form of a giant shark, 30 fathoms long and with a home cave so large a schooner could sail through it.


What does the shark symbolize in Hawaiian culture?

Culturally, sharks have also been held in high reverence by generations of Hawaiians as aumakua (family guardians)—ancestors reincarnated as animals and sent to protect family members.


The cultural significance of sharks in Hawaii - Hawaii Magazine
 

chunkster

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I'm taking "The Road To Hana"

I'm in the union. I'm a engineer. I was at the PGA golf
course and drove my golf cart on the green. My brother
in law has a party at the country club in remembrance
of his father. Who am I with? HUH WUT?



 

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I fish for Ahi and Ono. We also catch Mahi.
The biggest predator on the islands is the chicken.
I know, you're telling me.

 

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That's the bottom of my boat.


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