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Kona Underwater Shootout Set For May


The 4th Annual Kona Underwater Shootout is set to take place in beautiful Kona, Hawaii on Memorial Day weekend May 24-27th.

Prizes include a Fijiian resort and liveaboard trips to the Galapagos and Palau. Categories include wide angle, natural light, black water, compact, macro, model and video.

Images will be scrutinized by a panel of world famous judges donating their time for this charitable cause. Proceeds benefit the Malama Kai Foundation helping to preserve Hawaii Island’s coastline by installing and maintaining our mooring system.

Last year’s Shootout had 44 contestants. Check out the winning video from the shootout below.

Full rules for the Shootout are here.

John Liang
John Liang
John Liang is the News Editor at He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.


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