Interesting Facts about Spinner Dolphins

One thing that excites visitors the most about our scuba packages in Mauhttps://mauiscubamike.comi is that it gives them the opportunity to observe wild spinner dolphins. The spinner dolphin (aka the long-snouted dolphin), is well known for…

Returning to Diving After DCS

Decompression disorders are known to be complex and after one has suffered from a bout of DCS, or the bends as it is more commonly known, some people are eager to resume diving. And while this may not make sense to those of you out there who…

Tips for Avoiding and the Bends

Decompression sickness – or what is more popularly known as “the bends” – is the bane of most scuba divers existence. Nearly all of us have encountered this painful and inconvenient condition the symptoms of which are joint pain, dizziness, headache,…

Diving Tips for Seniors

Age is not a barrier to entry when it comes to scuba diving. More and more we see people of all ages exploring the depths of the oceans and this excites us beyond description. We are especially thrilled to see how seniors are defying the expectations…

Private vs. Group Dive Lessons: Which is Better for You?

At Maui Scuba Mike’s you can enter the fascinating world of diving via private instruction or as part of a small group class. Whatever size class you decide to take we guarantee you will have fun and that you will be instructed by a PADI…

Top 6 Movies about Scuba Diving

If we had a dime for every good movie about scuba diving we probably wouldn’t have enough money to buy a cup of coffee. This paucity of good scuba diving movies may have to do with the fact that there are relatively few people who are knowledgeable…

Maui’s Marine Life

The underwater universe of Maui is so diverse and full of life that it really is a challenge to identify all the species that one is likely to encounter when diving here. Are you up to the challenge of knowing which species make our waters their…

6 Foods to Power Your Dive

People who scuba dive are very lucky for two reasons. First they get to explore a wonderful underwater world that only a few people have ever seen. Second, they are in a position to take advantage of all that has been learned in the past several…

5 Myths about Scuba Diving

At Maui Scuba Mike we love answering questions about the wonderful sport of scuba diving from our guests. We feel that the more people learn about scuba the more likely they will be to want to participate in diving whether it is with us or with…

Tips for Finding the Best Scuba Gear

There are countless online sources that purport to tell you exactly how to choose the right scuba gear. These include gear reviews, buddy recommendations and magazine articles, and now our humble little blog. Well, at the risk of adding to what…