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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 […]


Here Are 3 Ways Jack's Diving Locker Supports Conservation In Hawaii.

04 Apr, 2022 Environment LaurenS COMMENTS
Here Are 3 Ways Jack's Diving Locker Supports Conservation In Hawaii.

  The world's oceans are facing many challenges: coral reefs all over the world are being irreparably damaged. Species of marine life are disappearing at an unprecedented rate. Conservation of the marine ecosystem is crucial, and there is no better group to advocate on its […]


Hawaii Just Became The First State To Ban Shark Fishing.

03 Mar, 2022 Environment LaurenS COMMENTS
Hawaii Just Became The First State To Ban Shark Fishing.

It's a great year for sharks in Hawaii! A bill passed by the 2021 State Legislature banning shark fishing will took effect January 1, 2022. Act 51 (House Bill 553) makes it illegal to knowingly capture, entangle, or kill a shark in state marine waters. The […]


Leading Jacks Diving Locker Future Conservation Projects

03 Feb, 2022 Environment LaurenS COMMENTS
Leading Jacks Diving Locker Future Conservation Projects

Long time Ohana of Jacks Diving Locker, Alli Craig is taking on the enormous responsibility of JDLs Conservation efforts.   Growing up in a beach town in San Diego, Alli knew early on she had a deep love and connection with the ocean. But it […]


Underwater Cleanups Are A Vital Part Of Ocean Conservation

03 Feb, 2022 Environment LaurenS COMMENTS
Underwater Cleanups Are A Vital Part Of Ocean Conservation

  What types of debris do you see in the water when your diving? Here in Hawaii, the way the ocean currents flow, most ghost gear collects in the Pacific garbage patch, but some spins out and washes ashore. We also find fishing equipment such […]