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Site Review by
 Jim Morrison
Date: 02/23/2002

Reviewer

Site Condition
(1=worst, 5=best)

Name:  Jim Morrison Entry:    4.00
Email:   Click Here Bottom:    5.00
City:   Hansville Reef:    5.00
State:   WA Animal:    5.00
Country:   USA Plant:    4.00
Diving:   40 years Facilities:    3.00
 Dives:   1000 Solitude   4.00
    Roads:    5.00

Evaluation

*Average:    4.51
We started from north of the Kailua Kona near the Hono Kohau and started our dive from "Crescent Beach". With our gear, we walked about 200' over lava rocks and that took 5 to 10 minutes. From Crescent beach on the S. side of the harbor swim toward the green channel Buoy. We saw wonderful scenery right from the start of the dive. This is a protected bay. We saw a boat 80' above us, it was clear as a bell. Big Rocks in shallow water and big coral to 75' or so. Sand started at 80'. Garden eels at 90'; hundreds of them.    

Enjoyment Level

Snorkel:    4.00
Beginner:    4.00
Intermediate:    5.00
Advanced:    5.00
Night diving:    3.00
   

Seasonal Information

Season:    Spring
Year:    1994
Visibility:    4.00
Current:    4.00
Surf:    5.00
 
 


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