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Feb 15, 2016
“Two tank mantra Ray dive”
Oct 11, 2015
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73-4820 Kanalani St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2626
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Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

Jay and Ray were great! They found us lots of manta rays, had great lights and put on a fantastic show. Best. Dive. Ever

Thank Mbwillerth
Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

Thanks to Jay for organising a dive trip on the very busy IronMan day. Two lovely dives at Place of Refuge. Jay very considerate, thoughtful and a great guide. Pick up bang on time, well prepared and good snacks!!!

Thank LawrieBell
Reviewed October 8, 2014

No doubt the best operation in Maui. Captain Charley gets you on the reef first in the fastest boat I have seen in Maui. I did four dives with them. Will certainly go back again. Requested a backside Molokini dive and the weather and sea...More

Thank John E
Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

We did many many shore dives on the big Island....there are so many that they could take up your whole vaca. Jay is the only person of all the shops that gave us information on shore dives. Everyone else was tight lipped because they wanted...More

2  Thank Chris391
Reviewed September 13, 2013

This is the cheapest place to rent SCUBA tanks and weights I found on the Kona side. If you plan to dive a lot, then the price would make a difference. The weights like in most other places around are hard lead and somewhat beaten...More

3  Thank Alexei K
HawaiianScubaShack, Owner at Hawaiian Scuba Shack, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2013

Sorry for not offering you soft weights. There are in stock upon request for rent at no extra cost.

Reviewed March 7, 2013

the captain ( jay) & his sidekick(ray) were knowledgeable, patient and qualified. he knew where to go. if you do only one dive, it MUST be the manta dive - work it into your schedule! jay has the whole thing wired - knows when &...More

Thank renorichdiver
Reviewed February 23, 2013

Jay and his crew where extremely reasonable and helpful. Two families with lots of children seems stressful but not so here. They were extremely helpful and safety oriented. Thank You Hawaiian Scuba Shack for some of my most memorable dives. The gear, lights, etc were...More

Thank larry431
Reviewed December 27, 2012

The Hawaiian Scube Shack in Kona is not the biggest operator in Kona. But when you're doing the Manta Ray Night Dive he's the guy with the biggest lights. He plants his lights down there already before the dive, to start attracting the Manta's. And...More

Thank Berend M
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