Matt Standal

Photojournalist, reporter, writer, skier and former professional scuba diving instructor

Posts by Matt Standal

Diving East Oahu’s Sea Cave is the Sh**t!

Ok, so this one is an oldie but a goodie here on East Oahu. Passing the community of Portlock near Hawaii Kai, you’ll find Kawaihoa Point (better known as Koko Head). A boat ride from the marina here takes about 15 minutes.  Motor around the corner at this point and soon you’ll see a large
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Tiger Shark eats goat!

Tiger Shark eats goat!

Check out this goat-tastic news clip from the Big Island. It seems that a rancher with a sick sense of humor, or a goat with a bad sense of direction made one hungry tiger shark a happy boy. The question is: how did the goat get there? Anyway you know what they say — as
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Exploring Tiger Shark Island with Island Divers Hawaii

There’s an old saying about the east side of Hawaii’s most populated island, Oahu. Locals claim the area is tiger shark hunting grounds. The shore is studded with sharp cliffs and few access points. Seals haul out here. Huge underwater dropoffs and surges make the ocean very dangerous. Only a few major beaches are maintained
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