Apnea & Surf Survival course in Oahu, Hawaii

The new surf season in Hawaii is here.  Get ready and start training apnea & surf survival. Thank God we are finally surfing again!  With the start of new surfing season, one thing comes to mind, it's going to get big soon!  And the question is, how prepared are you?  With this in mind, Hawaii Eco Divers scheduled two Apnea & Surf Survival classes in September, to accommodate surfers who has already taken the course before and new comers who is willing to take the course for the fir...

Read More
From Midwest to Mid-Sea: My journey with Hawaii Eco Divers
From Midwest to Mid-Sea: My journey with Hawaii Eco Divers

Born and raised in landlocked Indiana, it has been a goal of mine since childhood to escape the freezing winters and exchange them for a life of fun in the sun by the ocean! Not knowing exactly how to get there, I decided to major in Tourism, Hospitality, and Event Management at Indiana University. In order to graduate with my degree, one of the last requirements was that I participate in a 14 week long internship in my field of study.With my major, I had many different possibilities going...

Read More
Enjoy Your Hawaiian Vacation!

 Winter is one of the most popular times to visit the Hawaiian Islands. The tropical weather attracts thousands of “snowbirds” from the mainland every year as people seek to escape the cold and snow and replace it with the warm sunshine and natural beauty of Hawaii. Are you Looking for Scuba Diving in Oahu, Contact Hawaii Eco Divers Not coincidentally, winter is also when many of Hawaii’s biggest events are scheduled. In January, Oahu’s Waialae Country Club hosts the annua...

Read More
Overcoming Your Fear of Ocean Swimming in Oahu

  Enjoy Oahu Diving More people than you might imagine are actually afraid to go into the water. But snorkeling and scuba diving are actually some of the safest adventures you can have — especially when you are surrounded by experienced, qualified guides who know what they are doing. Causes of Diving Phobia The biggest reason some people are afraid of ocean diving is because they aren’t confident about their swimming skills. Fear of death by drowning is a legitimate concern....

Read More
Summer dives on the North Shore
Summer dives on the North Shore

Summer dives are ON on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii! Between May and September we have the privilege of diving on this area and August is definitely a great month for it! On this time of the year we dive mostly from shore in Shark's Cove, at the Pupukea Marine Sanctuary, where the conservation district prohibits boat operations within the sanctuary zone.Here you will find a rich fish population with numerous endemic species and a unique underwater topography inclu...

Read More
Hanauma Bay: best beach of the US in 2016
Hanauma Bay: best beach of the US in 2016

One of the most beautiful places of Hawaii, the natural reserve of Hanauma Bay has just been voted the best beach in the United States in 2016 by Dr. Beach. The list of the top ten beaches in America is annually published by Professor Stephen Leatherman, a specialist in coastal science. Over 50 criteria are considered to make the choices, including safety, quality of water and sand and environmental sustainability. Hanauma already figured in the list in previous years and has now reached the...

Read More
Apnea training reaches lifeguards, surfers and marine officials in Chile
Apnea training reaches lifeguards, surfers and marine officials in Chile

South American surfers and lifeguards are having the opportunity to participate of the apnea and survival training season that Hawaii Eco Divers is offering in Brazil, Chile and Peru. In May, the training happened in Valparaiso (CHI), Pichilemu (CHI), Sao Paulo - Boissucanga (BRA) and Rio de Janeiro (BRA), and next week it will head to Pico Alto (PER). The course is taught by surfer and professional diver Ricardo Taveira, who already trained world-renowned surfers like Nathan Fletcher, Adriano d...

Read More
HEW apnea training in South America
HEW apnea training in South America

 Hawaii Eco Divers’s Apnea and Surf Survival Training is making its way to South America in May. The course will be held in Peru, Brazil and Chile. The main purpose of the training is to prepare surfers to be able to overcome the mental challenges associated with breath hold during a long underwater hold down. Developed by surfer, professional diver and owner at Hawaii Eco Divers, Ricardo Taveira, the program involves theory development, pool sessions, breathin...

Read More
PADI Rescue Diver Course

This past Friday, I had the pleasure of taking my rescue Diver Certification with Hawaii EcoDivers, in the waters of the North Shore of Oahu.The rescue Diver Course was designed to develop ones knowledge and skills to be able to assist other divers in trouble, manage diving accident situations and perform diving first aid. The course is a combination of classroom, confined and open water sessions that will teach a diver the theory and practical knowledge necessary to deal with any diving emerg...

Read More
PADI Divemaster Internship Hawaii
PADI Divemaster Internship Hawaii

Aloha! Our new Divemaster Intern, Emma Ceolin, shares her experience working with Hawaii Eco Divers! This is what she has to say.My name is Emma Ceolin and I’m the new Divemaster Intern with Hawaii Eco Divers. I recently moved to the magical North Shore Oahu from Australia. As a PADI Rescue Diver, freediver, surfer, marine biology student and conservationist, I knew before I even arrived that I wanted to get involved with a conservation organization. I figured any company with the ...

Read More
12

We follow the highest standards in safety and certification

Oahu Scuba Diving: Boat and Shore Dive, year round!