Meet the Honu Crew

Byron Kay kona freedivers owner Headshot
Byron Kay
- The Owner -
- Instructor -
- Since 2015 -
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Virginia Armstrong
- The General Manager -
- Since 2010 -



Shell Eisenberg

-The Specific Manager -
- Instructor Trainer
- National Record Holder
- Since 2016 -

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John Coladonato
- Captain -
- Since 2002 -


tom tatum captain of the honu one
Tom Tatum
- Head Captain -
- Since 2011 -
Cory Fults Spearo and FII instructor Headshot
Frank DeYoung
- Captain -
- Dive Guide -
- Instructor -
- Since 2002 -
tom clark captain
Tom Clark
- Captain -
- Since 2006 -
ty widhalm fish expert and captain
Ty Widhalm
- Captain -
- Instructor -
- Since 2008 -

Sierra
- Shop dog -
- Official Greeter -
- Since 2016 -
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Janine Maira
- Captain -
- Instructor -
- Since 2008 -



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Kevin Stewart
- Head of Training -
- Instructor -
- Since 2013 -
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Nico Testa
- Scuba Instructor -
- Freedive Instructor -
- Freedive/Scuba Guide -
- Since 2011 - 
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Rob Porter
- Instructor -
- Since 2015 -
kevin hipp commercial diver
Kevin hipp
- Dive Guide -
- Head Compressor Tech -
- Since 2014 -

jeff misilen world famous photographer
Jeff Milisen
- Black Water Master -
- Photographer -
- Since 2013 -
Ali Niswonger Padi Divemaster and Freediving Yoga Instructor

Ali Niswonger
- Shop Staff -
- Freediving Yoga Instructor -
- Since 2017 -
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Sandy Hammel
- Instructor -
- Snorkel Guide -
- Since 2015 -

Cory Fults Spearo and FII instructor Headshot


Cory Fults
- Spearfisherman -
- Photographer -
- Since 2016 -



Stacey Herman
- Instructor -
- Shop Staff -
- Photographer -
- Since 2014 -
John Hodson
John Hodson
- Instructor -
- Since 2008 -

Taka Fujiwara

Taka Fujiwara

- Instructor -
- Photographer -
- Since 2008 -

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Liz Brown
- Instructor -
- Since 2017 -

Brooks Masabi

Brooks Masiba

- Divemaster/Snorkel Guide -
- Since 2017 -



Mr. Miles
-Shop Dog -
Son of
Ben St. Pierre
- Tank Wrangler -
- Since 2017 -



Mr. Angus
-Visiting shop dog -
- His parents get tanks filled here, a lot -









Boo Boo
- Saturday Shop dog -
- Laurel's baby -