Hawaii Shark Attacks

332 attacks recorded (42 fatal)
Hawaii shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
Oct 22nd 1992 Lanaikea, O'ahu N
Aug 21st 1992 Twin Arches, Hana Ranch, Maui N
Jul 23rd 1992 Wai'anae, O'ahu N
Mar 28th 1992 Cannons, at Ha'ena on the north shore of Kaua'i Island N
Feb 19th 1992 Leftovers, near Waimea Bay, O'ahu Y
Nov 26th 1991 Olowalu, Maui Y
Nov 26th 1991 Olowalu, Maui N
Nov 19th 1991 Maliko Point, Maui N
May 26th 1991 Ma'ili Beach, O'ahu N
Apr 3rd 1991 One'ula Beach Park, 'Ewa Beach, O'ahu N
Oct 15th 1990 Hanalei Point, Kaua'i N
Apr 1st 1990 Silver (Silva) Channels, Waialua, O'ahu N
Feb 17th 1990 Mokapu, Kane'ohe Marine Air Corps Station, O'ahu Y
Dec 19th 1989 90 miles east of Hilo, Hawai'i N
Nov 12th 1989 Ehukai Beach Park, Sunset Beach, O'ahu N
Oct 14th 1989 Kahe Point, O'ahu N
Jun 29th 1989 Anahola, Kaua'i N
Apr 3rd 1989 Ho'okipa Beach, Pa'ia, Maui N
Apr 1st 1989 Kekaha Beach, Kaua'i N
Jan 20th 1989 Waialua Beach, Moloka'i N
Jan 8th 1989 Wailua, Kaua'i N
Apr 15th 1988 Waihe'e, Maui N
Mar 25th 1988 Running Waters Beach, Ninini Point, Kaua'i N
Apr 15th 1987 Kailua-Kona, Hawai'i Y
Apr 20th 1986 Kaliiwi, Kauai N
Oct 18th 1985 Little Glass Shacks, Princeville, Kaua'i N
Oct 12th 1985 Barbers Point, O'ahu N
Jun 5th 1984 Kane'ohe Bay, O'ahu N
Jun 13th 1982 Ho'okipa Beach, Pa'ia, Maui N
Feb 14th 1982 White Plains Beach, Barbers Point, O'ahu N
Feb 14th 1982 White Plains Beach, Barbers Point, O'ahu N
Dec 13th 1981 Nimitz Beach, Barbers Point, O'ahu N
Nov 9th 1981 La'au Point, Moloka'i N
Aug 24th 1981 Keaukaha, Hilo, Hawai'i N
Jun 12th 1981 Honoli'i Pali, Hilo Bay ('Alae Point), Hawai'i N
May 24th 1981 Ha'ena Beach Park, Kaua'i Y
Aug 4th 1980 Puamana, Lahaina, Maui N
Jun 23rd 1979 South Kohala, Hawai'i Y
Nov 26th 1978 Ewa, O'ahu N
Dec 31st 1977 2 miles off Keahole Airport N
Apr 21st 1977 Ka'anapali, Maui N
Jul 16th 1976 Maha'ulepu, Koloa, Kaua'i Y
Jun 10th 1976 Kama'ole Beach, Park No. 1, Kihei, Maui N
Jun 23rd 1976 Off Lahaina, Maui Y
Dec 18th 1973 Kalama Beach, Kihei, Maui N
Jan 9th 1973 Ho'okipa Beach, Pa'ia, Maui N
Aug 17th 1972 Waimanu, Honoka'a, Hawai'i N
Mar 16th 1972 Waihe'e, Wailuku, Maui N
Dec 3rd 1970 Kauai N
Oct 24th 1970 Brennecke Beach, Po'ipu, Kaua'i N
Mar 31st 1970 Waimea Bay, O'ahu N
Nov 11th 1969 Barber N
Oct 14th 1969 Hawaii N
Mar 9th 1969 Makaha, O'ahu N
Sep 20th 1967 Kailua Bay, O'ahu N
Sep 19th 1966 50 miles NE of Honolulu N
Apr 12th 1963 Awili, South Kona, Hawai'i N
Apr 8th 1963 Hapuna Beach, Hawai'i N
Aug 2nd 1961 Pearl Harbor Channel, O'ahu N
Jun 23rd 1961 Maui N
Dec 27th 1960 Maile Point, O'ahu Y
Feb 27th 1960 Between Keawakapu & Makena, Maui N
Maui N
Apr 9th 1959 Hilo, off Kaua'i N
Dec 13th 1958 Near Twin Islands off Lanikai, O'ahu (east coast) Y
Sep 20th 1955 East Moloka'i N
Apr 1st 1955 Hilo, Hawai'i N
Apr 8th 1954 Wailupe, O'ahu N
Jun 23rd 2024 Moloka'i N
Sep 2nd 1953 Waiau, Pearl Harbor, O'ahu N
Jul 26th 1953 Maile Beach, O'ahu Y
Jul 4th 1953 Kaula Rock near Niihau N
Feb 18th 1953 Barber N
Dec 3rd 1952 Maile Beach, O'ahu Y
Aug 3rd 1952 Between Ala Moana Channel & Kewalo Basin, O'ahu Y
Jun 25th 1951 Kapehu Beach, Laupahoehoe, Hawai'i Y
Jan 16th 1950 Kahakuloa, Maui N
Jun 24th 2024 Waikiki, O'ahu N
Sep 19th 1948 Off Makapauu Point, O'ahu N
Sep 19th 1948 Off Makapauu Point, O'ahu N
Jun 27th 1947 Off Waianae, O'ahu N
Apr 5th 1943 3 miles from shore off McGregor Point, Maui N
Midway Island, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands N
Midway Island, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands N
Jun 23rd 2024 Midway, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands N
Jul 1st 1941 Nankuli, O'ahu N
Oct 4th 1939 Kane'ohe Bay, Mokapu, O'ahu N
Dec 30th 1936 Honokohau, Maui N
Sep 4th 1936 Lahaina, Maui N
Feb 16th 1932 1 mile off Mala Wharf, Lahaina, Maui N
Sep 2nd 1931 Kahala, O'ahu N
Aug 30th 1931 N
Jun 14th 1931 Pearl Harbor, O'ahu N
Jun 13th 1931 Pearl Harbor, O'ahu N
May 18th 1926 Hale'iwa, O'ahu Y
Apr 7th 1926 Hilo Bay Yacht Club, Hilo, Hawai'i N
Sep 28th 1922 Keawanui, Kamalo, Moloka'i N
Nov 1st 1918 Papaikou plantation Y
Sep 9th 1917 Nanakuli, Oah N
Mar 3rd 1914 Honomu, Hawai'i Y

Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County (195)
  • Ponce Inlet, Volusia County (48)
  • Daytona Beach, Volusia County (35)
  • Cocoa Beach, Brevard County (30)
  • Myrtle Beach, Horry County (22)
  • Melbourne Beach, Brevard County (21)
  • Isle of Palms, Charleston County (18)
  • Jacksonville Beach, Duval County (14)
  • Jensen Beach, Martin County (13)
  • Florida Keys (12)

Attacks by month

  • January (17)
  • February (18)
  • March (23)
  • April (32)
  • May (20)
  • June (23)
  • July (21)
  • August (23)
  • September (25)
  • October (44)
  • November (28)
  • December (27)