teeming with life. LIVING CORAL can be found in 57 percent of the waters surrounding the island—the highest percentage in the main Hawaiian Islands. Where there’s coral, there are fi sh, and there are island TOUR- BOAT COMPANIES SPECIALIZING IN UNDERWATER VIEWS.
ATLANTIS ADVENTURES (atlantisadventures.com) has a 65- foot, air-conditioned SUBMARINE with 26 large portholes, and conducts tours off Kailua-Kona. The sub cruises past hundreds of tropical fi sh that populate an 18,000-year-old, 25-acre fringing coral reef that lies some 100 feet below the surface. ATLANTIS ADVENTURES 800-381-0237