Something dive professionals have in common is a passion for their work. This blog showcases a different side of Kona Honu’s operations: a space for our crew to author and share original content about diving. To that end, our posts run the gamut from training articles, industry news reporting, local dive community updates, and much, much more. The common thread running through our posts? The desire to share our excitement and knowledge with anyone that feels the same. Thanks for stopping by today, we hope you will return soon.



South Point is one of the Big Island’s hottest shore dives! Access to deep water and oceanic currents makes for an incredible combination of akule scad, rare reef life, and the possibility for some amazing pelagic encounters! In recent years however, South Point has grown filthy from human use. Beer cans, fishing line, kites, and …

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Kona Honu Divers is a full-service dive training center offering the finest selection of scuba and freediving gear available in the Kailua-Kona area. With over 100 years of combined industry experience, our expert trainers and staff members are uniquely qualified to provide you the knowledge and skills necessary for a safe and comfortable underwater experience. We offer a wide range of fun, interactive scuba diving and snorkeling classes, taught in a friendly, supportive environment that naturally promotes success.

In addition to exceptional scuba education and high quality diving gear, we offer exciting scuba and snorkeling on  our own custom dive boat, which is outfitted with all the necessary amenities and safety equipment. Our diving facility also features an underwater photo center, with art and photos available for sale in the shop. Whether you’re just getting your feet wet or brushing up on your scuba skills, Kona Honu Divers is here to guide you through your underwater journey with friendly, personalized service and ongoing support!



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