There are many things that draw people to scuba diving. Whether it is driven by a love for the ocean, fascination of sea creatures or desire to join friends that … Read More
Couples diving can be very romantic. You are helping each other with your gear, taking the plunge together, and maybe holding hands underwater as you explore the reef. The moment … Read More
As a certified diver, you likely know air travel too soon after a scuba dive poses a serious risk of decompression sickness (DCS). But did you know there are many … Read More
A burial at sea is not just for salty sea captains or crusty pirates. Lahaina Divers was fortunate to participate in a touching memorial service as a private charter. Many … Read More
There is nothing quite as majestic as seeing a 90,000 marine mammal glide slowly and gracefully through Maui’s nearshore waters. Humpbacks spend over 90% of their lives under the surface … Read More
Family vacations are much anticipated, especially when visiting a fun-filled destination like Maui. Scuba diving is an excellent activity that family members of different ages and abilities can enjoy together … Read More
The other day I was driving by Kam III beach on Maui. There was a large family birthday gathering with a bouncy castle, tables of food and balloons straining at … Read More
Many wrecks — like the Carthaginian II off the coast of Maui — bear the scars from age and divers exploring its watery recesses. This wreck was purposefully sunk to provide a … Read More
Recently our diving guests and crew were treated to a Hawaiian Monk seal sighting. Friendly and curious, observing these furry, puppy-faced creatures is a delight. But just how rare was this encounter? With an estimated population of 1,200, the Hawaiian monk seal is one of the most endangered marine mammals in the world, and the rarest seal in US waters.
Welcome to Maui, one of the world’s most amazing places for natural diversity. With 10 of the world’s 14 climate zones, you can go from exploring underwater caves or lounging on a sunny beach in the morning to hiking a jungle rain forest in the afternoon. Another day you might drive upcountry through an arid landscape to a high mountain forest and climb to the top of a 10,000-ft dormant volcano.