Giant Aliens of Kona

Okay, so they aren’t aliens.  They are actually giant fish- Manta Rays to be exact-and when people visit us in Kona one of their top priorities is to see these rays.  It’s a breathtaking show of tumbling, spinning, and, well, eating really.  It has been described as an underwater Vegas show which is spot on. …

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Black Water: Squid

Most squid, Sthenoteuthis included, have less than a year to be born, grow, and reproduce before they expire.  This translates into an incredibly high metabolism. Young squid in captivity can eat nearly half their body weight five times per day 2.5 times their body weight per day! That would be like me eating 450lbs of food! …

Women in Diving

Written by: Cassandra Martin In great celebration of International Women’s Day, a day dedicated to the great strides women have made through social, economic, and political movements I would like to pay tribute to all of the exceptional females who have and are continuing to make a greater contribution to the underwater community. The original …