Box Jellyfish

City Closes Hanauma Bay After Influx Of Box Jellyfish

Mar 29, 2019

The city Department of Parks and Recreation closed the beach at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve today due to an influx of box jellyfish.

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You’ve probably heard warnings about box jellyfish that swarm off Hawaii beaches from time to time, but there’s a different species of box jellyfish now in the waters off Australia with venom 100 times more powerful than a cobra.