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Essential Scuba Tips to Plan Your Maui Vacation

Maui Scuba Diving Checklist The flight and hotel are all set, and it is time to plan your Maui scuba diving adventure. Are there specific dive sites you would like to visit? Which dive company will you choose? What should you pack for scuba diving during your trip? Are you new to diving and just…

Is Maui Good for Scuba Diving?

You are researching outdoor activities for your next vacation, and your family wants to go to the Hawaiian island of Maui. You have decided to plan a day of scuba diving, but is Maui good for scuba diving? You are currently reading a blog on a Maui dive company website, which means that this answer…

Hawaiian-Owned Maui Businesses

The year 2020 has been a year of uncertainty, as the COVID-19 pandemic affects everyone differently. Thus far, Maui residents have experienced strict island quarantine measures, which stopped the virus’s spread but created financial ruin for many Maui businesses. It’s been a bittersweet dichotomy between protecting the most vulnerable in our population and finite health…

COVID Message from Maui

This unprecedented pandemic has touched all of our lives in varying degrees. In 2020, many visitors got forced to cancel their long-awaited trips to Maui, while uncertainty remains as to when the doors will be open again. Maui has a tight-knit small business community, and we decided to get together to let you know just…

Maui Scuba Certification: How to Prepare

You have always wanted to earn your SCUBA certification. Researching your next vacation to Maui, you find that it’s a great place to get scuba certified! Maui offers a wide variety of diving, featuring both beach and boat diving. The unique corals and sea life, coupled with the warm tropical water, guarantee a most memorable…

Top 6 Maui Snorkeling Spots

Maui features some of the most vibrant and accessible coastlines of the Hawaiian Islands. You will find excellent Maui snorkeling at almost any beach you visit. We picked our top 6 Maui snorkeling spots to share with you, but only on the westside. Why only West Maui? While there are several beautiful South Maui sites,…

How to Fit Your Scuba Mask

Have you ever had one of those fantastic dives where your rental equipment was in great shape? The abundance of sea life blew you away, BUT your scuba diving mask consistently gave you issues? The way your scuba mask fits can make or break a dive, so we spend a fair amount of time with…

Maui Scuba Diving Lessons: What to Expect

Maui scuba diving lessons are at the top of many bucket lists. Indeed, scuba diving for beginners is a popular Maui activity because the island features excellent dive conditions. For example, shore diving in Lahaina, you find shallow diving sites with colorful coral reefs, tropical fish, and giant turtles! This environment is perfect for scuba…

How Long Do Scuba Certifications Last?

Your PADI Card is Valid Forever Maui scuba diving offers excellent weather, ocean conditions, and marine life for you to get a PADI card. But, how long does a scuba certification last? The short answer is forever! Once your instructor submits the certification paperwork, your PADI card is valid forever and recognized internationally. This rule…

Buoyancy Control: Scuba Dive Like Professionals

For a minute, let’s go back to chapter 1 of your PADI Open Water Diver course. What is neutral buoyancy control? It’s that fantastic feeling you hope to achieve while scuba diving that brings us as close as we will ever get to being astronauts. Neutral buoyancy occurs when an object’s weight is equal to…

Maui Shore Diving: Official Guide

Scuba diving in Maui has become one of the most popular island activities for certified divers and beginners. In particular, Maui shore diving currently ranks as the top activity on the TripAdvisor list of things to do because you can access all of the diving spots in Lahaina from the beach. In addition, the accessibility…

Maui Hotels in Lahaina, Kaanapali, and Kapalua

Planning a Maui vacation takes forethought and preparation. You will find that many of the best Maui hotels in Lahaina, Kaanapali, and Kapalua are booked continuously at 97 percent capacity. Most often, visitors to Maui make flight and hotel reservations a year in advance! That is not to say that you cannot find places last…