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Dive Review of Kohala Divers/Westin Mauna Kea in
Hawaii

Kohala Divers/Westin Mauna Kea: "Close to Waikoloa and Mauna Kea", Sep, 2021,

by Joel Horie, UT, US (Contributor Contributor 14 reports with 8 Helpful votes). Report 11821.

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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Did a one day, two tank dive. Check in at the shop, then board the boat at the little marina across the street. Boat was in nice shape, a Newton 46. Checked Nitrox on the boat. First site was "Alua". Tropicals, a large pod of dolphins(20 plus)came down and swam past us at depth. Green and spotted morays, a lone eagle ra ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Kohala Divers   Westin Mauna Kea

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Hawaii, Belize, Grand Cayman, Socal, Bonaire, Roatan, Cabo Pulmo, Cozumel
Closest Airport Kona, KOA Getting There Safe Travel Hawaii site worked okay.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 79-80°F / 26-27°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 80-100 Ft/ 24-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Stay with the group, but pairs could stay down longer at the end of the dive near the boat.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 2 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Table(not exclusive for cameras) and large tank on the boat. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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