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Other Resources of Interest


Hawaiian Marine Life

Keoki's Fish Corner:
Just a great site with nice pictures of the numerous fish that you'll see out on the Hawaiian reefs. Still being worked on with some sections missing, but still a great place to look for fish information.

Aquatic Safari:
This site has some brief information on Hawaiian creatures like Green Sea Turtles, Rays, Dolphins, and more.

General Maui/Hawaii

Johann & Sandra's Maui, Hawaii:
A great travel guide to Maui with a personal touch. Find photos, message boards, Hawaii books, recommendations, trip reports, and information about sports & recreation, dining, hotels, and more. Very nice.

Maui's Fantastic Beaches:
An extensive site that has great information on the numerous beaches of Maui. Each beach mentions where it is, what the facilities are like, what the highlights are, as well as cautions (if any) for that particular beach. Descriptions also often mention the quality of snorkeling for the beach. Very good.

Fish Maui:
Checkout this site to find the information you need to help you plan your Maui sport fishing adventure. Includes a fishing FAQ, charter boat listings, and more.

Friendly Charters:
Sail aboard the 53' foot double-deck catamaran LANI KAI for snorkeling excursions to Maui's premier underwater locations, including Molokini Crater.

Conservation Organizations


Take a look at this great organization that is committed to preserving marine environments around the world. Become a member for free. Fill in free fish surveys, and they add this information to a huge online database. Get other great stuff like newsletters, and support a great cause.

Reef Ball:
The Reef Ball Foundation is an international environmental nonprofit group. Their mission is to help restore our world's ocean ecosystems and to emphasize and protect our natural reef systems.

The Great American Fish Count:

The “Great American Fish Count” (GAFC) is a national event coordinated by "REEF" (see above) that mobilizes and trains volunteer divers and snorkelers to identify and document fish diversity and population trends in marine sanctuaries and coastal areas. This annual event takes place each July, and serves both to introduce and inspire recreational divers and snorkelers to: raise awareness among both the diving community and public-at-large regarding marine habitats and trends in fish populations; and provide researchers, marine resource managers and policy makers with this useful information that would otherwise be unavailable.

Other Resources

Skin Diver Magazine:
Check out the this site for great information for skin divers and snorkelers. Articles, directories, contests, and more. Great resource!