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Vinegar, hot water with Epsom salts. Also, treatment with zinc gluconate. Do not administer epinephrine if you have been stung by a box jelly.

https://www.menshealth.com/guy-wisdom/death-by-jellyfish

I thought it was 10-12 days after the full moon however,  this article states 8 days after a full moon. Also, the box jellys tend to congregate around where river basins meet oceans. 

 

 

 

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Here is some more information.

I read that approximately 20-40 people annually in the Philippines die each year because of Box Jellys.

http://news.abs-cbn.com/lifestyle/04/03/14/why-box-jellyfish-attack-could-have-killed-anne

Also, this article claims 9-12 days after a full moon and occasionally, you might see random Box Jellys 

They usually arrive around 9-12 days after a full moon (but occasionally they have been observed on off-cycle days as well). This is when warning signs are usually posted on many Oahu beaches (warning signs are generally only posted on popular beaches).

Below is a calendar that will also help:

https://www.to-hawaii.com/jellyfishcalendar.html

Apparently, you do not want to get stung in the face or chest. Please see below

http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/scitech/science/356547/jellyfish-101-what-to-expect-in-the-phl-this-summer/story/

I like that Hawaii is being proactive with this problem and having lifeguards trained and giving them the needed chemicals to immediately stem the box jelly fish attack. Plus, their calendars and they actually close the beaches during the 9-12 days after a full moon. I would also, add that the 20-40 deaths a year in the Philippines alone attributed to Box Jelly Fish is most likely and understatement. 

Enjoy the beaches and diving however,  be safe and proactive and not reactive. 

 

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Vinegar, hot water with Epsom salts. Also, treatment with zinc gluconate. Do not administer epinephrine if you have been stung by a box jelly.

https://www.menshealth.com/guy-wisdom/death-by-jellyfish

I thought it was 10-12 days after the full moon however,  this article states 8 days after a full moon. Also, the box jellys tend to congregate around where river basins meet oceans. 

 

I believe they actually breed in the mouth or near the mouth of the river , then drift out to sea...

 

 

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