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Jeff Dooley
I'm a family man, musician, scuba instructor, and martial arts student.
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Today Brent and I figured out how to survey the outer patch of Plate Coral and the inner wall cascades in a single dive. We decided to swim out to the end of the last prominence jutting out from the south point, where the outer patch of coral is and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2019 at Hawaii island coral data
Brent and I had planned to document the state of the patch of plate coral near the mouth of Honaunau Bay today. That was until I got there at 7:05 am and found every parking spot already filled and the $5 lot closed. Must be Ironman. OK, lets do Ke'e,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2019 at Hawaii island coral data
With the help of Kona Honu Divers I was able to dive on and photograph the extensive fields of Plate Coral at LAX, a north Kona dive site that is rarely visited because it is out or range of the local charters and very difficult to access for shore diving.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2019 at Hawaii island coral data
In August I surveyed and photographed the Plate Coral cascades on the inside wall of Honaunau Bay. At that time it looked like about 10 percent of the coral was bleached. Air temp was 86 degrees, water temp at depth was 84.2 degrees. Today, September 30, 2019 I photographed the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2019 at Hawaii island coral data
Condition of Plate Coral, 8/25/19, inside Honaunau Bay Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2019 at Hawaii island coral data
Three weeks ago I dove Honaunau for the first time in over a year, and the first thing I noticed was that water temps were over 82 at depth. On the two cascades of plate coral inside the bay there were some small patches of what seemed like bleaching but... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2019 at Hawaii island coral data
A few weeks ago I stumbled across a Hawaii statewide community reporting network aimed at enabling water people with a framework for contributing to the long-term protection of Hawaiian reefs. The project is called Eyes of the Reef Hawaii (, and they are active on all major islands. Basic idea... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2017 at Hawaii island coral data
Its about what works for you in your training. I find that the hips are very powerful levers, and they can lead the way so the upper body can be empty. If something else works for you my friend, then I applaud your use of it.
Toggle Commented Oct 30, 2010 on Meditation on Shiho-Nage at Glimmerscape
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