Snorkeling and scuba diving in the clean refreshing waters off of Maui, the Big Island, Kauai, and Oahu in the Hawaiian Islands opens up a wonderland of unique life and color. Snorkeling is safe enough for children to seniors to engage in, scuba diving on the other hand is not suitable for everyone.
It is important that you don't touch or walk on the reef -- coral is a living organism and can be damaged when it gets lots of foot traffic on it. The Hawaiian coral reefs are the home to all of the beautiful fish you will see. View this award winning 7 minute video about Hawaiian Ocean Life and Coral Reef Etiquette.
Click here to download a Free Hawaiian Reef Fish ID Chart from Snorkel Maui. Study it before your next Hawaii vacation. You could even have it laminated and bring it along with you.
Save yourself some time by making your reservations for snorkeling excursions and diving tours in Hawaii for the islands of Maui, Hawaii, Kauai, and Oahu. Compare tour descriptions, prices, and read customer ratings and comments for each snorkeling excursion.
Go Visit Hawaii posted a great interview with Mike Jones, the Head Dive Master for Trilogy out of Maui. In it he answers many of your questions about snorkeling in Hawaii.