Kama'aina Dive Club

For Year-Round Big Island Residents

For Full-Time Big Island Residents!

Locals who want to add adventure to their lives while having fun with friends and family can join our Kama'aina Dive Club.  The Kona Coast offers infinite possibilities for exploration and adventure with healthy coral reefs, lava arches and caverns, and steep drop-offs.  The Hawaiian underwater world is full of brightly colored reef fish, majestic manta rays, sea turtles, octopus, sharks, dolphins, and more.  Join Jack’s Kama’aina Dive Club and create the experiences in your life that you will be talking about for years!

Jack's Diving Locker Events 2022


Kama'aina Dive Club Membership Privileges

  • For certified divers and snorkelers of the Big Island of Hawaii

  • Standby diving on our regularly scheduled trips at 50% off

  • Weekly Dive Club trip spots at 40% off

  • Quarterly Dive Club boat trips at 40% off

  • Reserved spots on our regularly scheduled trips at 20% off

  • 10 Air Fills card for $10 when you join or renew your membership

  • Holiday Sales Event VIP Party Invitation

  • 10% off most regular priced merchandise

  • Free T-shirt with an annual membership (Jack’s basic logo shirt – OR $20 credit toward any Jack’s Logo wear)

  • FREE Try Nitrox on any Dive Club Trip (must be 12 years+, one-time special only)

Membership Requirements

For certified scuba divers (all levels) and snorkelers. Open to adults, teens, and families who live on the Big Island of Hawaii and can provide a Hawaii Driver’s license, Voter Registration Card or proof of local employment.  Annual membership dues $50 for 12 months. Family membership dues are $100 for 12 months for the first two people, and only $25 for 12 months for each additional family member sharing the same household.


Register for Jack’s Kama’aina Dive Club register at the town shop in the Coconut Grove Marketplace. Divers will sign Jack’s Diving Locker certified diver waiver. Snorkelers will sign Jack’s Diving Locker snorkeler waiver.  Also, parent signatures required for participants less than 18 years old.

Kama'aina Club Stand-by Reservations

Jack’s Kama’aina Dive Club members are eligible to go on regularly scheduled daily Jack’s Diving Locker boat trips and only pay HALF PRICE with a stand-by reservation.  For morning trips, stand-by reservations can be confirmed starting at 4 pm the night before the trip.  For evening trips (manta or Pelagic Magic), stand-by reservations can be confirmed starting at noon on the day of the trip.  Sometimes it gets busy in the shop, so feel free to call in at those times to check on your status.

Scheduled Club Trips and Spots

These trips and spots are scheduled specifically for Club Members at 40% off.  

  • These spots can be reserved starting  one month prior to the trip start date.  They typically become availabe on Wednesdays, 30 days prior to the trip.

  • PADI Instructors and Divemasters are available to guide scuba divers.

  • Adult buddy teams may conduct a self-guided tour while practicing safe recreational diving guidelines.

  • Snorkelers welcome on boat charters, self-guided.

  • If space is available, your friends are welcome to come, but they will be charged full price for their spots on the boat.  We also reserve the right to open up available spaces to regular paying guests, as the trip approaches if there aren’t enough Club Members to fill the boat.

  • See our Polices for Children

Weekly Dive Club Spots

These are scheduled Saturday, Sunday and Monday of every month.(Currently we are offering up to 6 spots on each of these trips, but this is subject to change)  

Quarterly  Dive Club Trips

    • February 12th - Classic 2-tank

    • Next trip will be announced at the previous trip

Kama'aina Scuba Course Schedule

PADI Open Water Course

$200 off regular course rate with firm 3 person minimum or 2 person minimum with private fees (Private fees are and additional $300/per day). This is a 3 day course; typically Saturday, then next Saturday and Sunday.

Scheduled Dates:  Call for current schedule

PADI Advanced Open Water Course

$100 off regular course rate. This is a 3 day course; typically Saturday and Sunday, then the next Saturday. Custom schedules available for 3 or more.  Or join any existing Advanced Class as a 3rd person!

Schedule Dates:  Call for current schedule

PADI Rescue Diver Course

$100 off regular course rate. This is a 2 day course; typically Saturday and Sunday.

Schedule Dates:  Call for current schedule

Reservations & Cancellations

Please call 808-329-7585 locally to make your reservation.  You may reserve your spot up to one month prior to the trip (so new members have a chance to sign up, too). Cancellations made outside 24 hours, no penalty. Cancellations made within 24 hours, participant charged in full for space, and stand-by pass will be issued.

  Destination Start Date Places Available  
CLUB CLASSIC Saturday 12 Feb 2022 18

  • Places Available: 18

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