By Founder and President Kurt Lieber
On Sunday, July 23rd, a boat-load of ODA volunteers boarded one of the dive boats owned by Island Divers Hawai'i. They took off from Hawai'i Kai Harbor, on the south side of Oahu, and headed a short distance away to a site called China Wall.
The dive was coordinated by Island Divers’ Mary Christensen and her husband John. They did one dive at the site, and gently removed hundreds of feet of monofilament fishing line from the corals and rocks that provide habitat and refuge for turtles, fish, crabs, eels and other marine life.
Thanks go out to all who volunteered to jump in and continue our efforts to clean up this area, which is mostly in 35 feet of water.
We will be going out again to this site on August 26th. Hope to sea you there!
If you are a diver living on Oahu, you can sign up for the dive here.