standards

kona honu divers

We take pride in having the highest standards in Hawaii’s dive industry. As a result you can be sure your scuba diving or snorkeling experience will be safe and high quality. Kona diving can be very relaxed and easy. These standards help to ensure there is an experienced professional for every diver and snorkeler on every tour.

our core values

  • Safety
  • Kindness
  • Passion
  • Stewardship
  • Fun

The Honu One

  • Honu One – 46′ Newton custom dive special
  • USCG certified max capacity 49 passengers plus crew
  • KHD max capacity – Manta Dive – 18 Divers
  • KHD max capacity – Morning 2 Tank – 18 Divers

Honu Lele

  • 33′ World Cat Power Catamaran
  • 6 Divers and 1 dive guide

Refresher Checkout

  • For Divers that haven’t been diving in 2 years
  • 4 Divers per guide

Long Range Advanced

  • Open Water certification or higher
  • 25 dives or more
  • Been diving within the last 6 months
  • 60 minute or more diver

2 Tank Manta Charter

  • Open Water Certification or higher
  • Been diving within the past 2 years

Re-Activate or Re-certification-
#10+ Years since last dive

  • 4 Divers per instructor

Black Water

  • 50 dives or more
  • Been diving within the past 6 months

Discover Scuba Diving

  • 2 Divers per Instructor
  • 18+

PADI Scuba Diver certification requires a private guide and is permitted to dive on the local morning charter only.

Advanced Open Water certification course

  • 4 Divers per instructor

Night Reef Dive

  • Open Water Certification or higher
  • 10 or more dives
  • Been diving within the last 6 months

10-11 yr olds must have a private guide.

Open water diver certification
course

  • 4 adult students per instructor
  • 1 minor (under 18) per instructor

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