Meet the Honu Crew

Byron Kay kona freedivers owner Headshot
Byron Kay
- The Owner -
- Instructor -
- Since 2015 -

Virginia Armstrong
- The General Manager -
- Since 2010 -


Shell Eisenberg

-The Specific Manager -
- Instructor Trainer
- National Record Holder
- Since 2016 -

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John Coladonato
- Captain -
- Since 2002 -


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Tom Tatum
- Head Captain -
- Since 2011 -

Frank DeYoung
- Captain -
- Dive Guide -
- Instructor -
- Since 2002 -
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Tom Clark
- Captain -
- Since 2006 -


Ty Widhalm
- Captain -
- Instructor -
- Since 2008 -

Sierra
- Shop dog -
- Official Greeter -
- Since 2016 -
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Janine Maira
- Captain -
- Instructor -
- Since 2008 -



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Kevin Stewart
- Head of Training -
- Instructor -
- Since 2013 -
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Nico Testa
- Scuba Instructor -
- Freedive Instructor -
- Freedive/Scuba Guide -
- Since 2011 - 
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Rob Porter
- Instructor -
- Since 2015 -
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Kevin hipp
- Dive Guide -
- Head Compressor Tech -
- Since 2014 -

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Jeff Milisen
- Black Water Master -
- Photographer -
- Since 2013 -
Ali Niswonger Padi Divemaster and Freediving Yoga Instructor

Ali Niswonger
- Shop Staff -
- Freedive Yoga Instructor -
- Since 2017 -
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Sandy Hammel
- Instructor -
- Snorkel Guide -
- Since 2015 -

Boo Boo 
- Saturday & Sunday Shop Dog -
- Since 2016 -



Stacey Herman
- Instructor -
- Shop Staff -
- Photographer -
- Since 2014 -
John Hodson
John Hodson
- Instructor -
- Since 2008 -
-Retired May 2018-

Taka Fujiwara

Taka Fujiwara

- Instructor -
- Photographer -
- Since 2008 -


Dylan Currier 
- Fii Freedive Instructor -
- Captain -
- Since 2017 -

Brooks Masabi
Brooks Masiba

- Divemaster/Snorkel Guide -
- Since 2017 -



Ben St. Pierre
- Tank Wrangler -
- Instructor -
- Since 2017 -







Blaine
- Captain -
- Instructor -
- Caretaker of the Honu Lele -
- Since 2018 -


Ula
-
Monday Shop Dog -
- Stacey's baby - 


Laurel
- Boo Boo's mom -
- Shop Staff -
-Since 2016-