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LA Man Bitten By Shark In Maui, Reported OK

The Olowalu beaches of Maui were closed after a Los Angeles man reported being bitten by a shark about 100 yards offshore.

35 year old Thomas Holmes suffered a 2 to 3 inch cut and several scratches on his back side. He is expected to recover.

Maui police Sergeant Don Simpson says Holmes was able to swim to safety and was in good condition when he came onshore.