High bacteria levels reported at Lanikai Beach

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A warning for beachgoers Thursday as health department officials report high bacteria levels at Lanikai Beach. 

The elevated bacteria levels were found during a routine beach monitoring Wednesday. 

Officials warn those going to the beach that swimming in polluted water could cause illness. 

Children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are mostly likely to become ill from the bacteria in the water. 

Warning signs are posted at Lanikai Beach.

The advisory remains in effect until officials conduct additional tests. 

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