The company the 20-year-old worked for said her family had come from Germany and was with her when she passed.
Shark experts are saying attacks are up across the world this year -- and this was the fourth near Maui since February -- but it's very rare for someone to die.
Those are your five biggies for the day. Here are a few other stories that are brewing and have the Internet buzzing.
If a tree sinks in a forest:
You hope there's a man with a video camera to record it. A parish official in Louisiana captured an amazing video of half a dozen cypress trees being swallowed by a sinkhole. According to the Advocate, the hole has been growing since early this month.
The only good hangover is a movie:
Oh, the morning after a few too many beers. Sucks to be you. But what if hangovers were a thing of the past? Fret not; researchers in Australia are hard at work on a solution. Electrolytes are the key, says researcher Ben Desbrow.
Call your phone:
If I ever lose my phone, I hope these kids in Ontario find it. Some skateboarders saw the lost phone, left behind by a friend Kim Ho. She writes on her blog that the boys who posted a video to her friend's Instagram account telling him to call his phone are "brilliant." We do too.
There you go. All you need to know to get an early start to your morning.