Be a better diver for yourself and for others, take the Padi Rescue Diver Course in Hawaii

  Now is the time to develop full confidence in your life saving abilities! Hawaii Eco Divers' Padi Rescue Diver Course, North Shore of Oahu, February 20-21st 2019. Padi Rescue Diver Course at Hawaii Eco Divers Padi states: Scuba divers have rated the Rescue Diver Course the most challenging and rewarding course they have taken yet. Why? This will teach you how to safely and correctly respond to diving emergencies with confidence! Learning how to prevent, manage, and react to stres...

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4 Life Lessons Learned from Scuba Diving

Four Life Lessons I Learned from Scuba Diving Learning how to scuba dive in Oahu has been an absolute dream. I never could have predicted the friends I would make and the breathtaking experiences I would have. More than anything, my recent scuba diving adventures have taught me about myself and this crazy world we live in. Following are four life lessons that I have learned from my time underwater. 1. Work Smarter, Not Harder This has always been one of my very favorite expressions. When pe...

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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: 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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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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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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Scuba Diving on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii

The North Shore of Oahu has some of the best surfing in the world during the winter, but in the summer it becomes a scuba diving paradise!   Diving in Oahu can be amazing if you know where to dive.   Honolulu has great shipwrecks and coral reef dives.  A short boat ride will take you to incredible dive sites such as the Sea Tiger Wreck, the YO-257 & San Pedro Wrecks, and several other coral reef dive locations all near the city.  On the West coast of Oahu, diving is pristine,...

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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...

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Scuba diving: a life style
Scuba diving: a life style

Check out this article written by Hawaii Eco Divers Director of Training, Loren Kearney, about his scuba diving career and its amazing surprises and challenges What does diving mean to me? Diving is my EVERYTHING. Without diving, I'd be a lost soul aimlessly wandering the earth.  Approximately one decade ago, I took an oath and made a career decision to become a scuba instructor and professional Diver.  That decision has turned me into a globe trotter, taking me around the world while in...

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