Box jellyfish invade waters at Hanauma Bay, Ala Moana and Waikiki beaches

HONOLULU –

Be on the lookout for box jellyfish at Hanauma Bay, Ala Moana and Waikiki beaches.  Box jellyfish have been found on the beach and in the waters adjacent to Ala Moana beach park.

Box jellyfish are difficult to see in the water and can cause severe stings which may require medical attention.

Affected beaches include Ala Moana Beach, Magic Island, Dukes, Kuhio, Queens, Kapiolani Park, and Sans Souci. As of 9am this morning, lifeguards have counted more than 200.

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