A Magical Moment Between Two Hawaiian Monk Seals
A Magical Moment Between Two Hawaiian Monk Seals

In this week’s segment of diving down with Mermaid Mikena, we will be talking about a recent special encounter with two Hawaiian Monk Seals. A Hawaiian Monk Seal swims overhead at Electric Beach, showing curiosity towards our divers. A Rare Moment We were floating along our dive with Hawaii Eco Divers, admiring the rays of sun shining through the ripples of waves. Then two Hawaii Monk Seals come cruising by overhead. We instantly stopped in our path to admire their beauty.  Not only di...

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Encounters with Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles
Encounters with Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles

In our new segment, we'll be going beneath the surface with Mermaid Mikena to bring you awareness about the various marine life found in the oceans off Hawaii. Today's topic: Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles The Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle is the most common seen turtle in the waters of Hawaii A Smiling Face to Descend Down to I can’t help but smile every time I see a Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle. Floating gracefully through the ocean, letting the current gently sway them back and forth. It’s no wo...

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Diving to the Depths of the Sea Tiger Shipwreck
Diving to the Depths of the Sea Tiger Shipwreck

At 123ft sits the Sea Tiger Shipwreck off the coast of Honolulu, providing a sanctuary for marine life and playground for divers We made our way to the Kewalo Basin Harbor in Honolulu to board the Kahala Kai with Hawaii Eco Divers. After a short boat ride, we tied up the boat to the mooring and prepared for our dive at the Sea Tiger Shipwreck. Exploring all the features of the Sea Tiger Shipwreck. Let’s Gear Up! The sun was shining and the excitement was building. We turned on our tanks...

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Assisting in PADI Rescue Diver Training
Assisting in PADI Rescue Diver Training

As part of Divemaster Training, I assisted on a PADI Rescue Diver Course with Hawaii Eco Divers Assisting in the PADI Rescue Diver training allowed me to get a different perspective of taking courses. It gave me the opportunity to provide my knowledge and training to the new trainees. One of the goals of rescue training is to help divers become confident and safe rescue divers.  PADI Rescue Divers in training take the trail down to Shark's Cove to complete their final day of training. T...

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Apnea & Surf Survival course. From Hawaii to The Netherlands in January 2020
Apnea & Surf Survival course. From Hawaii to The Netherlands in January 2020

Apnea & Surf Survival Training is invaluable for anyone who spends time in the ocean: surfers, lifeguards, distance swimmers and divers. Increase your survival potential and improve your breath hold skills by taking this course that will change the way you breathe and surf forever!  All Surfers welcome! Apnea & Surf Survival in Holland Hawaii Eco Divers brings the Apnea Training and Surf Survival course  to The Netherlands on January 17th, 18th and 19th. Big Wave Surfer and Profes...

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The Apnea & Surf Survival course is back in California. Don’t miss it!

Apnea & Surf Survival Training is invaluable for anyone who spends time in the ocean: surfers, lifeguards, distance swimmers and divers. Increase your survival potential and improve your breath hold skills in our full 2 day seminar. Hawaii Eco Divers brings the Apnea Training and Surf Survival course back to California, October 2019. Big Wave Surfer and Professional Diver Ricardo Taveira, founder of Hawaii Eco Divers, has been teaching Apnea and Surf Survival for years, improving surfer...

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Apnea & Surf Survival course is back in California

Apnea Training is invaluable for surfers, lifeguards, distance swimmers, and divers. Improve your breath hold skills and water safety ability at a 2 full day seminar in California this fall.  Hawaii Eco Divers brings the Apnea Training and Surf Survival course back to California. Improve your breath hold ability and surf safer! Hawaii Eco Divers has been teaching Apnea and Surf Survival for years, improving surfers' safety in Hawaii and around the world.  The most important thing surfers...

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How to improve your underwater navigation for scuba diving
How to improve your underwater navigation for scuba diving

While working on my Advanced Open Water Diver certificate with Hawaii Eco Divers, I’ve had the chance to develop and expand upon many of the skills learned in my basic Open Water class. Learning these skills is exciting and rewarding with a classroom as beautiful as Shark’s Cove. This particular dive site is full of diverse underwater topography, with lava tubes and intricate reef systems. With such a seemingly complex dive site, I’ve always found it fascinating how divemasters navigate so...

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APNEA & SURF SURVIVAL TRAINING ON OAHU! DON’T MISS IT
APNEA & SURF SURVIVAL TRAINING ON OAHU! DON’T MISS IT

The main thing you will learn is to oxygenate your body more efficiently. The results? More focus, energy, and increased breath hold ability in the water, which boosts your performance and safety — key ingredients for survival. Next course: July 21stand 22nd on Oahu, HI — lifeguards don’t pay! Apnea students, in Chile, ready to train! After teaching more than 150 surfers, lifeguards, distance swimmers, and divers in Brazil and Chile in April, May and June, Hawaii Eco Divers is offeri...

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Apnea and Surf Survival Course is back in California

Apnea Training is invaluable for surfers, lifeguards, distance swimmers, and divers. Improve your breath hold ability at a 2-day seminar in Huntington Beach, California on February 16th/17th. Find the Facebook event here!  Hawaii Eco Divers brings the Apnea Training and Surf Survival course back to California. Improve your breath hold ability and surf safer! Hawaii Eco Divers has been teaching Apnea and Surf Survival for years, improving surfers' safety in places such as Hawaii, New Caled...

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