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Become A Marine Life Ambassador This Summer!

04 Mar, 2022 Junior Programs LaurenS COMMENTS
Become A Marine Life Ambassador This Summer!

Summer is just around the corner; do you know what you are doing with your kids yet?   There are many of us that still work every day of the week, (no summer breaks for us ), and finding something productive for our children to do […]


Why Go Pro In Kona?

04 Mar, 2022 Padi Course Highlight LaurenS COMMENTS
Why Go Pro In Kona?

With professional dive programs around the world, how do you decide where to go? What are your preferred diving conditions? Warm or cold-water diving? Are you particular about the diversity of marine life you will encounter? Want to see Mantas, Sharks, or Rays? These are […]


Simone Matucci Award Winning Photographer At Jack’s Diving Locker

03 Mar, 2022 Crew News LaurenS COMMENTS
Simone Matucci Award Winning Photographer At Jack’s Diving Locker

  Have you seen JDL’s Instagram account? Maybe you are a member of our Facebook Group “Friends of JDL”?   You might wonder, where do they get these fantastic underwater images? Many talented instructors, videographers, and photographers have passed through the doors of Jack’s in […]


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 […]


The Story Of Rabbi's Reef In Kona, Hawaii

03 Feb, 2022 LaurenS COMMENTS
The Story Of Rabbi's Reef In Kona, Hawaii

  Rabbi Allen Freehling lived in New Orleans with his wife Lori after spending most of his career re-vitalizing University Synagogue in Los Angeles. They had taken up diving in California, and their first dive in Kona took place in 1994. On one of their […]