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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Mark your calendars and make your reservations ASAP! The annual Women’s Dive Day is swiftly approaching!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DL8LkvATinQ Hi Friends! I am beyond excited to announce what is sure to be an awesome event this July. In honor of PADI's annual Women's Dive Day, Kona Honu Divers will be hosting a special RSVP-only 3-tank charter that includes all sorts of cool stuff you don't want to miss. Read on for the history of Women's Dive Day, participation details, and …

What are you doing next Sunday? Diving against debris, that’s what!

Hi Friends! I want to remind you that KHD is hosting its first Dive Against Debris® event next Sunday, May 7th, and we still need volunteers! Read on for information on the Dive Against Debris program and participation details. What is Dive Against Debris? What is Dive Against Debris (DAD), exactly? DAD is a citizen-science …

Installment Three of “DAN’s Most Wanted List”: Diver Health

Hi Friends! Today is our final blog post on the DAN (Divers Alert Network) 2016 annual diving report. (For more information, see our March 30 post, DAN Publishes Annual Report.) The focus of this series has been the “Ten Most Wanted Improvements in Scuba” list and thus far we’ve talked about how the list addressed …

Dive More, Meet People, Save Money: the Advantages of Joining Kona Honu’s Dive Clubs

Hi Friends! Today we’re going to talk about dive clubs, the types of clubs Kona Honu Divers offers, and why you should join today. What are Dive Clubs? As long as people have been scuba diving, they have been organizing dive clubs. Activities and objectives of these groups vary. Some are casual, while others are more …

Try ‘trox with Kona Honu Divers: Why Enriched Air Nitrox is the Dive Certification You Don’t Want to Miss

Hi Friends! Ever been on a boat and seen a bunch of green and yellow tanks and wondered what the deal is? Today I’m going to tell you all about what’s in those tanks, why they’re so cool, and how to get them on your next dive. Let’s get started. Enriched Air Nitrox (EAN) vs …