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Dive Review of Lahaina Divers/Napili Kai in
Hawaii/Maui, Lanai, Molokai

March, 2016, an Instant Reader Report by Mark Etter, PA, US
Sr. Reviewer   (11 reports)
"Hammerheads in Molokai, whales on the way, dolphins too? NO way!"
Report Number 8852
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
Raja Amat, Gangga, Lembeh, Bunaken, Komodo, Maldives, Red Sea, Socorro,
North & South Carolina, Fiji, Australia, Chuuk, Kona, Caymans, St
Lucia, Belize, Bonaire, etc.
Closest Airport
Maui
Getting There
i would fly, it's faster

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny  
Seas
calm  
Water Temp
77   to 78    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
5
Water Visibility
70   to 90    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
No deco (oops! I spent too much time with the hammerheads), stay within
site of the guides, esp when at Molokai  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
Lots 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
Schools 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
> 2 
Whales
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
3 stars
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Comments
Really I have no complaints.  Not many serious UWP on the boat so it was
easy to accommodate a few without problems. However, >10 SLR's would be
difficult. ...
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Accommodations
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Food
N/A
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Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

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Beginners
4 stars   
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Comments  
OK, so I just went diving in Socorro and Raja Ampat in the last 6 months,
so how could I possibly enjoy going to Maui to dive? One word: Hammerheads.
 (Or is that 2 words?)  Anyways, twice a week Lahaina Divers schedules
trips to Eastern Molokai to a site called Fish Rain where we actually did
see scalloped hammerhead sharks on both dives. Pretty cool considering how
hard these buggers are to find around the world. The 5 sharks that we saw
were >8 feet long and at depths of 80-95' so plan on conserv
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