Beware The Jellyfish

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If you are a beach lover who spends hours in the surf, and you have planned a visit to Oahu… one word of caution.  It turns out every month between 9 and 11 days after a full moon (peaking on the 10th day) Box Jellyfish invade the south shore of  Oahu – Waikiki –  to spawn.  

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It’s best to stay out of the water unless you are prepared for a nasty sting.  Today 155 jellyfish stings were reported on Oahu and one girl had a bad reaction and had to be rushed to hospital.  It’s something you should be aware It’s not well publicized because of how it could affect tourism, but is something you should be aware of… especially if you saw that episode of Friends.

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