The Big Island’s volcanic underwater topography is a diver’s wonderland. Lava tubes, bommies, arches and huge craters like “Au Au Crater,” create a spectacular backdrop for Hawaii’s many indigenous species of butterfly fish. Photographers will delight in the many patient subjects like Spanish Dancers, turtles, mantas and frogfish.

Kona Aggressor

The Kona Aggressor offers a week of hassle-free diving along the western coast of the island. Built and powered for comfort, safety and stability. Accommodations include 5 double staterooms and 1 quad stateroom and have ensuite private toilet and shower, air conditioning and extra storage.