PADI Rescue Diver Course taught me how to save a life – Scuba Diving Dangers

Former Dive Master Candidate Colt taking the PADI Rescue Diver course with Hawaii EcoDivers How to handle panic, drowning, and health issues when diving: emergency preparedness through Hawaii Eco Divers' PADI Rescue Diver course on the North Shore of Oahu. Let me tell you a story about a dive emergency, explaining how I was able to learn emergency preparedness with the PADI Rescue Diver course at Hawaii Eco Divers. Two weeks ago I found my dive buddy, Ryan, completely unresponsive, lying fa...

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Transform Your Vacation into an Adventure!
Transform Your Vacation into an Adventure!

For many people, going on vacation is a time to relax. Most people like to spend their vacation time eating rich foods, spending time sitting by the pool or beach, or simply enjoying time with the people they love in a new and exotic environment. But if you're not like most people, consider making your vacation time less about relaxing and more about having the adventure of a lifetime! If you're more into vacation experiences that are thrilling rather than simply chilling, Hawaii Eco Diver...

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Apnea for Surfers seminar in Oahu, April 28 and 29th.

Hawaii Eco Divers - Apnea Training for surfers in Oahu "Lifeguards never pay!" Apnea For Surfers Seminar: April 28 and 29 Beginning this Saturday April 28th, Hawaii Eco Divers will be hosting an "Apnea for Surfers,"  two-day weekend seminar in Honolulu that will be focusing on all aspects of physiology and safety behind breath hold training. Here we will perform numerous breathing exercises to improve ventilation and breath hold during the theory development portion of the seminar on ...

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Scuba Diving near the Turtle Bay Resort

Scuba Diving near the Turtle Bay Resort on the north shore of Oahu can be great during the summer months Shark's cove is the closest world class dive site near the Turtle Bay Resort The Turtle Bay Resort is located on the north shore of Oahu. During the winter months it becomes the world capitol of surfing but during the summer time it becomes a scuba diver's paradise. One place in particular attracts scuba divers and snorkelers from all over the world to the north shore of Oahu is the Pupu...

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Spring Is High Vacation Season in Hawaii
Spring Is High Vacation Season in Hawaii

The Hawaiian Islands are a vacation destination all year round. But the tourists truly flock to Hawaii during the spring. It has less to do with the weather and more to do with people's schedules. While the weather is beautiful in Hawaii all year round, most families tend to have vacation time all at the same time during the spring. Younger children in school get spring break typically in late March through mid-April. And older children often end their high school or college school year ar...

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Why You Should Consider Skydiving
Why You Should Consider Skydiving

Why in the world would anyone jump out of a perfectly good airplane? That's the question we hear a lot at Hawaii Eco Divers by people who have never tried skydiving. But the truth is that there are a lot of good reasons to skydive. It's exciting. It's fun. It can even be life-affirming. And it will give you a once in a lifetime adventure that you can brag about for the rest of your days. Skydiving Oahu -- Going for Glory Parachutes originally were developed by the military as a highl...

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How Young Is Too Young to Learn Scuba Diving?
How Young Is Too Young to Learn Scuba Diving?

Scuba diving is an exciting adventure that can be learned by practically anybody. In fact, every year people of all ages are discovering the wonders of scuba diving. While there are some minimum age restrictions, even these have been lowered by some agencies that offer scuba certification. There are now modified noncertification programs for children as young as 8 years old that allow the youngest divers to be introduced to scuba diving under strict supervision and at maximum depths of about ...

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Is Skydiving Oahu on Your ‘Bucket List’?
Is Skydiving Oahu on Your ‘Bucket List’?

Do you have a "bucket list"? It's a list of things you want to do before you die, or in other words, "kick the bucket". Usually, they are once in a lifetime experiences, such as seeing Rome, swimming with dolphins, or meeting your favorite movie star in person. One item that often makes people's bucket lists is skydiving. The thrill of jumping out of an airplane and falling thousands of feet towards the earth before pulling the cord on your parachute and gently landing on the ground is som...

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How Much Do You Know about Kayaking?
How Much Do You Know about Kayaking?

Kayaking is one of the most exciting, enjoyable of outdoor sports. Each year, millions of people worldwide set out for a kayaking adventure. But even the most enthusiastic kayaking enthusiast may not know these fun and interesting kayaking facts. Kayaking Oahu -- How It Got Its Name The term "kayak" actually comes from the First Nation people's word for "hunter's boat". The first kayaks were believed to have been used by the First Nation's people in what is now northern Canada and the s...

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Most of the World’s Life Forms Live Just Below the Surface
Most of the World’s Life Forms Live Just Below the Surface

The world is a big place. And most of our planet is covered with water. In fact, approximately 70 percent of the Earth's surface is covered by oceans. So it shouldn't be surprising that the majority of the planet's life forms actually live under the sea. Oahu Scuba Diving -- A Whole New World There actually are thousands of different types of marine life forms known to man. But there also are many more that haven't yet been discovered. In fact, some scientists suggest that there may act...

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