2020 Kona Hawaii Underwater Photography Contest
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5th Annual Kona Underwater Shootout

May 2020 

Join your fellow underwater photography and videography nuts in a quick 46 hour contest. Compete for top prizes from our generous sponsors. Take advantage of Kona's beautiful backdrop and let the creative options flow with clear water and a variety of marine life and environment types to choose from. Take part in the afterparty and awards ceremony. Join in the seminars after the contest hosted by top image producers on a vareity of topics and niches.

Palau Aggressor - Grand Prize Winner 2019 - Paul Cox


Previous Shootouts



  • Wide Angle
  • Natural Light
  • Black Water
  • Compact
  • Macro
  • Model
  • Video

- Official Contest Rules -

Sign up closes at 5pm on Friday May 24th
* A portion of the proceeds will go to the Malama Kai Foundation for protecting our reefs

$2000 was donated in 2018!