Diving Pawai Bay, Kona Hawaii

Captain Cook Monument, Kealakekua Bay

The Pawai Bay State Fisheries Management is a protected Marine Preserve, just north of Kailua-Kona.  Located half of a mile north of Old Kona Airport Park, Pawai Bay offers crystal clear water and plenty of area to explore. Dive the caves, caverns, arches, and observe the expansive coral reef and tropical fish. About 10 yards from the shore, … [Read more...]

Snorkeling at Pawai Bay

I had heard about Pawai Bay while searching the internet for snorkeling locations in Kona. I have snorkeled most of the Big Island and am constantly searching for new places to snorkel and SCUBA dive. I read that charter boats take snorkelers to Pawai Bay and decided I wanted to go and check it out. I found out that although this bay is somewhat … [Read more...]