After a full day in transit yesterday continuing our journey to the northwest, we awoke this morning at Maro Reef(Nalukākala). We have two days of deep diving here, and we're looking forward to what we might find.
Another successful deep dive off French Frigate Shoals, and another exciting encounter on the decompression.
Our first day of research diving yields some exciting and unexpected encounters! If today was any indication of what is to come, this will truly be a fantastic expedition!
After our shakedown dive yesterday off Lehua Rock, today we are making our way towards our first dive site within the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument at French Frigate Shoals.
As we do on all expeditions, we began with a "Shakedown" dive. Although we missed the drop on the deep dive, the lunch-time snorkel was spectacular!
Amid the flurry of activity surrounding preparations for the 2016 deep-diving expedition into the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, in the remote Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, I've been spending a lot of time thinking about legacies. In this post, I will reflect on the historical legacy of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (including my own involvement), and later [...]
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May 9, 2016 Bishop Museum among first in the U.S. to host this amazing "out of water" shark experience Honolulu, HI – Bishop Museum today announced that it will be one of the first museums in the U.S. to host Planet Shark: Predator or Prey, opening June 11-Sept. 5, 2016 for a limited engagement [...]