A surfer says he's grateful to be recovering in a Maui hospital after a shark bit him — even though the attack forced him and his wife to postpone their honeymoon.
Federico Jaime was surfing Friday at a beach about two blocks from his Paia home when he felt a shark chomp down on his left arm, he recalled Monday from his room at Maui Memorial Medical Center.
"It just came out of nowhere," he said. "I saw the shark right in my face. It grabbed my arm— my left arm. It was really violent."
He knew he had been bitten. "I could see my arm was pretty much destroyed," Jaime said. "I hit it with my hands and my legs. I don't...