Incredible Japanese pufferfish nests in Hawaii

MikeSevernsDiving Diving on Maui, Marine Life 5 Comments

The same day that I posted the previous article gushing over the perfection of male-constructed tilapia nests on Maui, a blog article on a Japanese pufferfish nest discovery was posted and picked up by the news media. http://www.spoon-tamago.com/2012/09/18/deep-sea-mystery-circle-love-story/ Since then it has been re-blogged and re-reported hundreds of times. The story is so popular because it appeals not only to …

Reef dynamiting and seawall building off of Kihei’s Kalama Park

MikeSevernsDiving Diving on Maui, Marine Life, Maui - History/Events 3 Comments

What it teaches us for Ukumehame and Olowalu Forty years ago a fanciful little piece titled “Our Living Reefs” filled some space in a corner of a page in the The Maui News. It contained flowery words such as “rainbow profusion” and “underwater fairyland.” But it also contained eight surprisingly wise words that we’ve seemingly forgotten today. The eight words were …