Tuesday, January 14
Kahe Point Beach Park (Electric Beach)
We got up early to depart before 8am for our 9am dive at Electric Beach with ECO Divers. A very small group (Pattie, me, and a young woman from Seattle, Celeste, who is a very experienced diver). The guide, Kevin, was nice enough; a 2019 grad from Virginia Tech who moved to Oahu with his girlfriend to take a ‘gap year’ before pursuing grad studies. Kevin is 22, and perhaps not the most experience guide we’ve had.
Equipment issues arose quickly as Kevin’s weight belt fell apart…Celeste’s weight belt didn’t fall apart until halfway through the dive. Pattie and I did fine with equipment, though our regulators felt a bit ‘floppy’.
This was a shore dive, our first, so wading into the water (rather than jumping off a boat) ...Read More