Coral Reef Conservation-Specialty of the Month-March

Coral reefs are spectacular, diverse ecosystems that are home to thousands of fish, invertebrate, and plant species…all threatened more than ever by climate change, pollution, overfishing, and human development. As divers, we learn how to limit our impact underwater by practicing good buoyancy control and streamlining our gear. Now take your education to the next …

Fish of the Month Contest: Hawaiian Lionfish

LIONFISH PHOTO CONTEST!!! Post your recent Hawaiian Red and/or Green Lionfish fish pics to Instagram. Tag @kona_honu_divers and #konahonudivers #lionfishphotocontest. Your post must be a new image (not a re-post) and uploaded by January 5th, 2017. Each entry will go into the drawing for a $25.00 gift card to Kona Honu Divers and/or Kona Freedivers. The …

Fish of the Month: Ornate Butterflyfish

Let's take a look at one of Hawaii's vibrantly stunning and easy to find reef inhabitants: the Ornate Butterflyfish. The Ornate Butterflyfish, or Chaetodon oratissimus, can be found from the shallows to a depth of about 36m/118 ft. You'll typically see these colorful beauties swimming in pairs over the reef, feeding on coral polyps. When mature, Ornate Butterflyfish are …

Anniversary Celebration & Benefit for the Malama Kai Foundaton

This Sunday, September 4, 2016, from 10-4pm Kona Honu Divers will be celebrating 1-year-under-new-ownership.  There is no better way to celebrate then to have a benefit for a foundation we believe in, the Malama Kai Foundation.  There will be fun and games (dunk tank!), BBQ, a raffle for prizes like: boat trips, gear, shirts, hats, …