Wednesday, January 15
Oahu, day 4
Another early morning, as our dive in Honolulu at 9:30 meant leaving our spot before 8. The trip is typically about 50-60’. Alas, with bad traffic—truly as bad as anywhere I’ve ever been—we were a little late. “No problems, brother, we’re on Hawai’I time,” was what we heard when we called at 9 to say we were stuck in a jam.
On the drive south to Honolulu, we saw glimpses of openings in the clouds, giving us hope that we might finally see the sun a bit before leaving Oahu. In looking forward to the dive to come, Pattie and I both admitted some apprehension, and low expectations. After yesterday’s shore dive, very young guide, and surge/current far beyond anything we’d dealt with before; we were not hoping for anything great.
We arrived about 10...Read More