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

Lahaina Divers/Napili Kai: "Hammerheads in Molokai, whales on the way, dolphins too? NO way!", Mar, 2016,

by Mark Etter, PA, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 11 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 8852.

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
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
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Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 3 stars
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UW Photo 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. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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

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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 ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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