KIHEI, Hawaii (KHON2) — Officials responded to a possible shark incident in waters off Maui on Thursday afternoon, according to DLNR.

Reports came in just before Noon that a possible encounter took place 50 yards offshore of Keawakapu Point.

The Maui Fire Department and U.S. Coast Guard are searching the area to account for all individuals. The search will continue until sunset.

Shark warning signs have been placed from Mana Kai condos to Ulua Point. The signs will remain until at least Noon on Friday.