Nearly 300 box jellyfish counted at Ala Moana, Waikiki

Published  3:44 PM HST Apr 04, 2013
HONOLULU -

Ocean Safety officials say there were nearly 300 box jellyfish counted at Ala Moana Beach Park and at Waikiki Beach Thursday.

The count at Ala Moana was 190 and there were 100 box jellyfish on Waikiki shores.

The number of stings were not immediately available, but no one was taken to the hospital.

Box jellyfish typically arrive near the shoreline about 7 to 11 days after the full moon.

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