Entries by Larry Hogan

THE SILENT WORLD 20 march

that is the title of one of the great books in scuba diving.  it was written by Jacques Cousteau, one of the real pioneers of scuba diving, and should be on your reading list if your are a dive buff!  it is always amazing to think of how these people developed the equipment the has […]

FANTASY REEF STRIKES AGAIN!! 22 feb

always a spectacular experience diving Fantasy Reef !  this place is truly amazing with its combination of volcanic topography and incredible marine life.  chimney swim-throughs, archways, and half archways create a marvelous swimming journey, with colorful hard corals covering the top of the reef.  and the marine life is truly spectacular, as you can count on seeing […]

HUMPBACKS WHILE DIVING !! jan 4

A dive for the books today, as the Pacific Ocean treated us to an extremely rare and other-worldly second dive. Sea cave was our first stop, and a great dive it was, as we spotted turtles, both inside and outside the cave, as well as huge schools of reef fish, octopus, a shark, and whale […]

DIVE OR JUST WHALE WATCH? !! 30 Jan

whales were singing during our dive and breaching around our dive boat today.  man, what a great experience!  these Humpback whales that visit Hawaii yearly are truly magnificent creatures.  it is rare to see a whale while diving, but it happens on occasion.  we do see them often during our surface intervals though!  amazing!  Kahala […]

SHARKS OR TURTLES? 22 jan

Which do you prefer, sharks or turtles?  hmm, you say, I like to see them both.  well, good news, today we saw lots of both, on both dive sites!  first stop was Baby Barge, where there is a turtle cleaning station, as well as a ‘shark cave.’  both were in use! so we saw white […]

DIVING IN THE DARK!! 12 jan.

always an extra shot of adrenaline when you giant stride into the dark water!  of course that is part of diving anywhere, but a night dive is always unique, or so it seems to me.  with only a small lighted area, our dive world shrinks down to that flashlight beam, and reveals the ocean and […]

LAST DIVE ? 31 dec.

yes, last dive. . .  of 2015!  and it was spectacular!  winds were down, and everyone wanted to do Sea Cave, an incredible, world-class drift dive on the wall outside Hanauma Bay!  it is an old lava tube, which we enter at a depth of around 50 feet. the entrance is a large tunnel that […]