Scuba Diving Oahu Wreck Dives

Scuba Diving Oahu Wreck Dives Oahu is an island full of history and wonders, both above and below the water. In every direction off the island lies a mystery to explore. Join Hawaii Eco Divers scuba diving Oahu wreck dives for an adventure like no other. Below are some of the coolest wrecks you can explore on the island. Photo by Kachilla Images at Dive Oahu West Side Oahu Scuba Dive Wrecks 29 down 29 Down dive site on the west side of Oahu is a unique experience for every diver! This si...

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Scuba diving with an eco friendly dive school makes a huge difference!

Marine conservation, eco-tourism, education, and more: Scuba diving with an eco friendly dive school makes a huge difference! If there is one thing that all scuba divers have in common, it would be our love for the ocean. Life under the sea is miraculous, and so vastly different than we humans normally get to experience. We are grateful to the marine life for sharing their home with us. We are proud of the dive sites that we get to know well. We are defensive when people treat beaches with dis...

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What does it take to be a Divemaster?

What does it take to be a Divemaster? Many practical skills go into becoming a Divemaster through PADI. Of the many Divemaster requirements, one significant aspect of learning is done through the online eLearning system. This post will explain more about that system in case you are considering learning in this way! What are the Divemaster requirements for PADI Online? Prior to enrolling in PADI Divemaster Online, you must accomplish the following Divemaster requirements; 18 years ol...

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Scuba Diving Near Aulani, the Disney Resort on Oahu

Where to go scuba diving near Aulani, the Disney Resort and Spa in Ko Olina on the West Side of Oahu Here you are in paradise, relaxing at the Aulani Disney Resort and Spa on the West Side of Oahu. Your kids are loving the kids club and the beautiful beach, but you find yourself craving an adventure outside the hotel gates. Fear not! There are plenty of opportunities for scuba diving near Aulani. Take a break from the resort to see some of the wonders of the Pacific. On many of these scuba ...

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NEW SCUBA DIVER GUIDE: Why does my wet suit give me a rash?

"Every time I scuba dive, I end up with chaffing on my body. What do I do to stop this from happening?" ---------------------------- Hello Diver! Thank you for asking this question! Don’t feel alone in this problem – lots of divers experience this. Getting a wetsuit rash or light burn, while unpleasant, is not uncommon. This happened to one of our very own staff, Jessica! We have referred to her to provide an answer to your question. ---------------------------- Hey there! ...

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NEW SCUBA DIVER GUIDE: What is a “two tank dive?”

So, you're new to scuba diving and have begun planning for a "two tank dive." What does this mean? This can sound intimidating, I know. But it's not! You do not need to carry two tanks on you, which is definitely what I worried about when I first heard this term. A "two tank dive" is actually two separate tank dives. You will gear up (with just one tank), and scuba dive for as long as possible. This will likely be until when you or your buddy runs low on air, or you are tired. You will sur...

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

Scuba Diving can be intimidating for all ages. But how young is too young? Scuba diving is an exciting adventure that practically anybody can learn and enjoy. In fact, every year, people of all ages are discovering the wonders of scuba diving. While there are some minimum age restrictions, scuba agencies have lowered these for certifications. There are now modified non-certification programs for children as young as 8 years old that allow the youngest divers to be introduced to scuba divin...

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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...

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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 ...

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