Carl Nakuina’s shark attack news spreads far to Utah, 1917.


HONOLULU, T. H., Aug. 30 (by mail).—Honolulu has probably the only man who was ever bitten by a shark in an automobile. If the sentence appears confused, it is nevertheless correct, for both the man and the shark were in the automobile at the time.

Carl Nakuina, an employee of a local poi factory, went to Nanakuli, on the shores of this island, last Sunday to fish. He had bigger luck than he anticipated in, for he hooked a twelve-foot shark. Continue reading

Shark attack on land, 1917.

[Found under: “Nuhou Kuloko”]

Bitten by a shark while it was being carried on a car to take to Honolulu to be sold was Carl Nakuina, a worker at the Kalihi Poi Factory.

(Aloha Aina, 8/24/1917, p. 4)

Nahu ia e ka mano...

Ke Aloha Aina, Buke XXII, Helu 34, Aoao 4. Augate 24, 1917.