My Journey to become a PADI Divemaster in Hawaii
My Journey to become a PADI Divemaster in Hawaii

Recap of my first day as a Divemaster Intern for Hawaii Eco Divers on Oahu After getting scuba certified almost two years ago, I knew I wanted to continue growing as a diver. My goal is to work towards my divemaster certification in order to work in diving. Becoming a diver allowed me to become an ambassador for the ocean. My passion for ocean conservation drove me to become certified in the first place, and now I want to grow as a diver as much as I can so I can create a positive impact on th...

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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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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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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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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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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...

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Brazilian actor dives with Hawaii Eco Divers

Brazilian actor Caio Castro dove with Hawaii Eco Divers last week and made his trip to Hawaii even more complete. He visited the island of Oahu, where he watched the final heats of the World Surf League inPipeline, on the North Shore. The invitation of the owner of Hawaii Eco Divers and professional diver, Ricardo Taveira, took place during the celebration of Adriano de Souza's victory and he just couldn's say no. The dive happened on the west side of the island and the divers had the op...

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Diving on Oahu’s Beautiful North Shore – Hawaii
Diving on Oahu’s Beautiful North Shore – Hawaii

Diving at Turtle Car Wash, Oahu North Shore When you dive on the North Shore of Oahu, you are guaranteed a unique experience. From the reef topography created by the lava that flowed from the islands ancient volcanos, to the endemic species of marine life that you will encounter in the warm blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, diving the North Shore is not to be missed. As Oahu’s volcanos Waianae and Ko’olau formed the island some two to three million years ago, lava flows solidified into th...

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