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5 June 2008

Chances of Being Attacked by a Shark in Hawaii

By |June 5th, 2008|Big Island, Hawaii, Kauai, Lanai, Maui, Maui Scuba Diving, Maui Snorkeling, Molokai, Oahu|Comments Off on Chances of Being Attacked by a Shark in Hawaii

Your chances are near to none. You're more likely to win the lottery than be attacked by a shark. The following statistics come from over 125 years of reports. Over this long period of time, there have only been 15 unprovoked shark attacks resulting in fatalities in the Hawaiian Islands. 113 attacks total occurred in [...]

29 May 2008

Does Turtle Town Exist?

By |May 29th, 2008|Hawaii, Maui, Maui Activities, Maui Animals, Maui Scuba Diving, Maui Snorkeling|Comments Off on Does Turtle Town Exist?

Is there actually a place where turtles congregate in large groups? Yes, but there is a bit of misleading going on. Is there one single place that is known as turtle town? No. Tour operators refer to Turtle Town to help sell tours. Do they go to places with lots of turtles? Yes. The bottomline: [...]