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Meet The Wissels

03 Jun, 2022 Environment LaurenS COMMENTS
Meet The Wissels

  When Jeff and Teri Leicher moved to Kona in 1982, dropping an anchor on the seafloor was the only way to “park” a boat.   But the fact is, it is almost impossible to place an anchor, no matter how carefully, without the chain impacting […]


Sam And Justice, Dive Buddies & Good Snacks

03 Jun, 2022 Crew News LaurenS COMMENTS
Sam And Justice, Dive Buddies & Good Snacks

  Justice and Sam have been a welcome addition to our dive and retail team since they joined in 2020. In addition to being avid divers, these guys also work at our Tiger Shark Deli on weekends, making homemade sandwiches for our divers and café visitors.  Justice […]


The Lionfish Is Invasive & Dangerous, So Why Not Kill Them In Hawaii?

03 Jun, 2022 Creature Feature LaurenS COMMENTS
The Lionfish Is Invasive & Dangerous, So Why Not Kill Them In Hawaii?

  The invasive side of Lionfish  The lionfish is a beautiful predatory fish and has become popular in saltwater aquariums. With their long spines and dramatic patterns, these fish are truly a sight to behold.  They have no known predators, aside from humans, in their invasive […]


Hawaiian Beaked Whales: Rare To The Point Of Elusive

03 Jun, 2022 Creature Feature LaurenS COMMENTS
Hawaiian Beaked Whales: Rare To The Point Of Elusive

  Hawai'i has a vibrant and thriving marine ecosystem. The islands are home to some of the world’s rarest and most endangered animals. Most visitors are familiar with humpback whales, but many do not know about the other cetaceans that frequent Hawaiian waters.  The beaked […]


Meet The Tiger Sharks Of Hawaii Island

06 May, 2022 Creature Feature LaurenS COMMENTS
Meet The Tiger Sharks Of Hawaii Island

  Just outside Honokohau Harbor, where most of our trips depart, are a group of dive sites that have become “crew favorites”.    Why?  Several reasons:    We often see Eagle Rays, Dolphins, Turtles, big Jacks, Frogfish, Eels, Octopus, and Barracuda there.    We always see large numbers […]