*PADI e-Learning gives you the freedom and comfort of completing your classwork online.   Instead of paying your dive resort one lump sum, you pay PADI directly for your classwork, and then pay Moana Adventure Divers for the water work separately.   For more information, please call 808-691-0320. 


**All course descriptions provided on www.divemad.com come directly from www.padi.com.  

To begin your Open Water Diver Course via PADI eLearning online, simply click the picture below, and pay your fees directly to PADI. Once you have completed your coursework, give us a call and pay our fee to complete your certification in the beautiful waters off of the coast of O'ahu!


If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course.To enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course), you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required. All gear will be provided for you, and you will be required to complete your PADI e-Learning coursework (sold separately by PADI) before scheduling your water work with Moana Adventure Divers. 

The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:

Knowledge Development ( online, independent study or in a classroom) to understand basic principles of scuba diving
Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
​Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore!

The following video provided directly from www.padi.com shows you some of the things that you can experience during any open water course, anywhere in the world.   For the course provided by Moana Adventure Divers, you will not see the same sea life as depicted in the video, and you also will not take any of your water work from a boat.  Please keep in mind this is a generalized video from PADI Americas and does not contain any images from obtaining your scuba diving certification in Hawaii: