PROTECTING OUR ENVIRONMENT

Kona Honu Divers is dedicated to providing you with eco-friendly adventures and an eco-friendly dive shop.  The steps we have taken to decrease our impact include:

  • Regularly contribute to a variety of conservation organizations
  • We match your contribution to conservation efforts 
  • We are a Manta Ray Greenlist Activity Provider
  • Recycling 
  • The dive shop and compressor are powered by solar energy
  • Lights in the shop are LED and CFL's
  • Dive lights are LED and rechargeable
  • LED re-usable glow sticks to reduce plastic waste
  • No plastic shopping bags
  • Reusable shopping bags available for purchase (they also make great travel beach bags) made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastic bottles
  • Many of our shirts are made from recycled plastic
  • Digital liability waivers reduce paper waste
  • Filtered water & compostable cups on the boat (no plastic, bottle or can waste)
  • Encourage the use of and sell re-usable water bottles with locally designed engravings.
  • Donate to the Malama Kai Foundation to keep the moorings maintained
  • Sell and encourage the use of reef safe sunscreen like Stream2Sea
  • Host regular underwater & beach clean ups
  • We are a part of Project Aware's Adopt a Dive Site program and have adopted 2 dive sites to take care of and maintain.
  • Guests have the option to offset their carbon footprint by making an additional donation to Hawaiian Legacy Hardwoods.





Donations to causes we love

In the first quarter of 2017, with your help, we donated over $5000 to Hawaii Ocean Watch, a 501 (c)(3) organization.

The 2nd Annual Underwater Shootout (May 12-15th, 2017) raised $350 for the Malama Kai Foundation.

In the second quarter of 2017, with your help, we donated nearly $3000 to the Malama Kai Foundation.

In the third quarter of 2017, we purchased a trailer for the Large Whale Entanglement and Response Team's boat AND donated over $1400 to Hawai'i Uncharted Research Collective.