Browsing Archive: April, 2012

Unusual Wrecks

Posted by Jeffrey Milisen on Sunday, April 29, 2012,

Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas) resting on the fantail of the YO-257
 
  A century of maritime history, military occupation and artificial reefing has left Oahu's sea floor generously sprinkled with metallic relics from the past.  I don't pretend to know much about these submerged artifacts, but if you dive Oahu enough, you're bound to stumble across some form of interesting man-made litter.  For whatever reason (aligned stars, voodoo, or just dumb luck) this past month has been especially ri...
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Portlock- Apocalyptically Awesome!

Posted by Jeffrey Milisen on Tuesday, April 10, 2012,

  When the anti-Jesus is born and your house is surrounded by hell-fires this 2012, where will you go to watch armies of mythical creatures battle it out with the invading demons?  Perhaps you have a tranquil stream in your backyard or a spot in your living room where the AC is particularly refreshing to await the inevitable hordes of zombies coming to eat your brains.  While you are huddled in the corner of your bedroom watching wussy unicorns get wedgies from short red men with horns, I, pr...
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Dipping Oahu's Toes into Black Water

Posted by Jeffrey Milisen on Tuesday, April 10, 2012,
Originally posted Feb. 17th, 2012 

From big animals on picturesque reefs to the world-famous manta dive and now the mind-boggling blackwater dive, Kona maintains a monopoly on Hawaiian style diving.  Taking a cue from the alien pelagic environment, I've recently been working with Gabe and Drew at Kaimana Divers to bring the alien world of Blackwater to Oahu.  I pitched the idea and they picked up the torch on just about everything else.  Come Sunday night, we'd be headed out of Waianae to emba...


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