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                                      Meet the Honu Crew

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Byron Kay
- The Owner -
- Freediving Instructor -
- Content Creator -
- Since 2015 -

Virginia  
- The General Manager -
- KHD Dive Travel Group Leader -
- Creepy Aunty to Miles -
- Since 2010 -


Shell
 
- Freediving Instructor Trainer -
- US National Record Holder -
- Since 2016 -

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John
- Captain -
- Since 2002 -


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Tom T
- Head Captain -
- Since 2011 -

Frank
- Captain -
- Dive Guide -
- Instructor -
- Since 2002 -
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Tom
- Captain -
- Since 2006 -


Ty 
- Captain -
- Instructor -
- Since 2008 -


Toner
- Shop Dog - 
- 2010 - 2016 -
- RIP -
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Janine 
- Captain -
- Instructor -
- Since 2008 -



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Kevin S 
- Head of Training -
- Instructor -
- Since 2013 -
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Nico
- Scuba Instructor -
- Freedive Instructor -
- Freedive/Scuba Guide -
- Since 2011 - 
- On sabbatical -
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Rob  
- Instructor -
- Divine Angel -
- Since 2015 -
kevin hipp commercial diver
Kevin (Hipp) 
- Dive Guide -
- Head Compressor Tech -
- Since 2014 -

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Jeff
- Black Water Master -
- Photographer -
- Since 2013 -
Ali Niswonger Padi Divemaster and Freediving Yoga Instructor

Ali
- Shop Staff -
- Freedive Yoga Instructor -
- Since 2017 -
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Sandy
- Instructor -
- Snorkel Guide -
- Since 2015 -

Boo Boo 
- Weekend Boss -
- Since 2016 -


Stacey
- Instructor -
- Shop Staff -
- Photographer -
- Since 2014 -
John Hodson
John Hodson
- Instructor -
- Since 2008 -
-Retired May 2018-

Taka Fujiwara

Taka
 
- Instructor -
- Photographer -
- Since 2008 -


Andy
- Instructor -
- Customer turned Employee - 
- Since 2018 -


Miles 
- Best shop dog since Toner (those that know, know) -
- Since 2017 -



Ben 
- Tank Wrangler -
- Miles's Dad -
- Instructor -
- Since 2017 -



Blaine
- Captain -
- Instructor -
- Caretaker of the Honu Lele -
- Since 2018 -


Ula
- Shop Dog -
Since 2018


Laurel
- Boo Boo's mom -
- Shop Staff -
-Since 2016-



Kai aka "Possum"
- Shop Dog -
Since 2017






Jillian
- Shop Staff -
Since 2019



Dove
- Shop Staff -
Since 2018