4 islands and one rock in 3 days of diving. Highlight was diving the challenging waters around Kanaha Rock looking for palegics and an hour later diving with wild dolphins off Lanai. Mala Wharf is as amazing as almost any of the other dive spots with sharks, rays, turtles, frog fish and just about any other Hawaiian sea creature you can imagine!

Arc Eye hawkfish- Molokini

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Un-puffed Puffer Fish
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Channel Islands, Southern California – A few images from Santa Cruz Island

Our State Marine Fish – Garibaldi

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The Spanish Shawl nudibranch

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Quietly an event happens once a year where 6 fortunate people who had near death experiences but were brought back from the brink with the help of bystanders, 911 dispatchers, fire departments, ambulance personnel, hospital staff and air ambulance crews. The Sonoma County Survivors Reunion hosted by Benzinger Family Winery is a celebration of a second life given to a few through the emergency medical system and bystanders who made the decision to try and make a difference in saving a life. This is the 9th year I have covered this event and each year is unique and special. The stories are heart warming and tough to hear at the same time, no shortage of hugs…

Sonoma County Survivors Reunion

Sonoma County Survivors Reunion

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