Well judging by the overwhelming number of previous reviewers that agree with me, my review may seem redundant but.... Kona Diving Company gave us a great dive experience. From a great boat to a fun friendly professional staff to letting us "dive our air", they made our Big Island diving experience awesome. We did a few dives with another shop which was fine but more expensive and a little less flexible in their payment and scheduling policies. Kona Diving Company allowed us to hold our dives with our credit card and offerred their very good discount on multiple dives when we squared up with them after diving wiht them. (They did not make us pay in advance for our dives as so many shops in Hawaii... and nowhere else.... seem to.) There were a couple young divers learning on the boat and the kids were given the kind of professional personal attention any parent would hope for. Bravo to everyone at Kona Diving Company for their substance and their style as a dive shop! With over 425 dives all over the world, I have been with shops of every quality and character and Kona Diving Company delivered world class diving that was fun, safe, professional and personal. Their night Manta Ray dive is not to be missed! They have great t shirts too! Don't bother wondering who to dive with... go with Kona Diving Company on the Big Island and you will have a great time!