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Big Island Snorkeling for People With Disabilities 
I wanted to share some information about snorkeling the Big Island of Hawaii for people with disabilities. We have just returned from our first trip there. …

Manta Ray Night Snorkeling Big Island 
Our experience with the snorkeling with mantas on the Big Island was a little different from the stories already on this page and I think even more encouraging …

Two Step Snorkeling Tales, Big Island Hawaii 
You wrote an excellent article on Two Step on the Big Island, Hawaii. It was very detailed and excellent advice on how to exit and enter using the swell …

Follow the Shadow, You Won't Be Disappointed... 
On one of our Big Island trips my girlfriend and I pulled up to "Two Steps" for a snorkel on a overcast and rainy day. The place was deserted. We climbed …

Snorkeling With Dolphins at Two Steps, Big Island 
Everyone we talked to told us to go snorkeling at Two Steps. So our first night in Kona, we rented our snorkel gear and headed down there. We swam with …

Snorkeling at Kahaluu Big Island 
We love snorkeling at Kahalu'u. Why? Because even when it is too windy to snorkel at our other Big Island spots on the Kohala coast, we can drive down …

Snorkeling With Kids on the Big Island, Hawaii? 
We will be on the Big Island Hawaii next summer and I would like find some good spots for snorkeling with kids; they will be 11, 10, 9 and 4 at the time. …

One Day to Snorkel on the Big Island, Hawaii? 
I have one day to snorkel on the Big Island, Hawaii. I am wondering which you would choose, Two Steps or Captain Cook? I can see you love the Place …

Great Snorkeling at Ke'ei Beach - Big Island Hawaii 
I just got back home from snorkeling off the rocks near Ke'ei Beach on the Big Island, Hawaii. We really liked this spot - fun entry off rocks into deep …

Hilo Shoreline Snorkeling Possibilities - Big Island Hawaii 
I wanted to share another Hilo shoreline snorkeling option. You're right that the Richardson's/Leleiwi area is one of the best snorkeling spots on the …

Monty the Monk Seal - Big Island Hawaii 
Last March when we were on our vacation we went snorkeling at our favorite spot, Honaunau on the Big Island. Suddenly were joined by a very curious and …

Snorkeling Old Airport in Kona, Big Island 
The snorkeling at the Old Airport in Kona is not to be missed. You feel a little bad about being able to see it for free when you notice the Body Glove …

Great Snorkeling at "End of the Road" Puako - Big Island 
I found great snorkeling at the end of the road at Puako. The afternoon that I arrived back on the Big Island for a vacation, I was snorkeling-deprived. …



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