Meet the Team

Dr. Matthew J. Zimmerman

Owner

Matt moved to the island of Oahu in the year 2000 after completing a Ph.D in Biomedical Sciences at UCSD. Having already completed a PADI Instructor level certification, it soon became clear to Matt that one could support an avid…
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Rei Gil

Vice President

Rei was born and raised in Puerto Rico. He joined the Air Force in 1996 and separated after eight and a half years of honorable military service. In 2004, he completed his bachelor’s degree in business management. As a successful business entrepreneur,…
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Hannah Rayburn

Assistant Manager

California born and raised, Hannah comes to us from the state capitol of Sacramento, CA. After getting certified and diving in 46 degrees in Monterey Bay she decided that the cold water life just wasn’t for her, so she packed…
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Matt Kuderik

Service Manager

Matthew hails from the area of Detroit, Michigan. When he was 18, he joined the Air Force and served our country for 20 years. After his Military service, he moved to Hawaii and learned to scuba dive. He was one…
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Megan Ames

Instructor/Shop Staff

Originally from Maine, Megan moved to Hawaii in 2014 and "dove" into the life. Her passion for anything in the water and always wanting to be active, lead her to surfing, paddling, and ultimately Scuba Diving. She enrolled in our…
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Sarah Danser

Instructor/Shop Staff

Self-proclaimed pirate Sarah “Scally” Danser has been diving in Oahu for over 10 years. Though she grew up in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, Sarah has always been passionate about the ocean and its many undiscovered wonders. Throughout her years…
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Alaina Almonte

Instructor

Alaina came to Honolulu Scuba Company in early 2016. She earned her Rescue Diver certification that year and dove heavily with us. She is a product of the tank technician program which has earned her a scholarship through the HSU,…
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Amelia Grant

Shop Staff

Amelia comes from everywhere and nowhere. She was born in Texas and moved all over the United States and United Kingdom while growing up. She first started diving in May of 2015 and completely fell in love with it. She…
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Calley Roter

Instructor/Shop Staff

Calley comes from many places: She grew up moving around Eastern Europe before settling in America as a teenager, only to leave again at 19 for the Middle East. After spending four years in Israel she did a short stint…
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Dan Fickett

Captain

Captain Dan Fickett began his career as a pirate on Maui in 1999 when he was certified to scuba dive. He has dove all over the world. From the beautiful reef systems of Australia, to swimming with humpbacks and schools…
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Dan Hasler

Divemaster

Dan comes from colorful Colorado. He graduated from UNC before moving to Hawaii May of 2016, and absolutely loves the time he is spending underwater these days. His favorite dive sites are Turtle Canyon, Sharks Cove on the North Shore,…
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Jeremiah Brown

Instructor/Shop Staff

Jeremiah was born in Colorado but has lived all over the world including his favorite place being Europe. It was here that he was first certified in Nice, France at the age of 13. He comes to Hawaii via Louisiana…
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Joshua Whitney

Scuba Instructor

Josh grew up in Woodstock, GA where he decided the only way out was to join the United States Marine Corps in 2012; he served four years in the Corps and stayed in Hawai'i after his service ended. Josh has…
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Burke “Crash” Beatty

Instructor

After growing up in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Burke went to university at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. Coming to his senses about the cold after graduation and craving a warmer climate, Burke decided to work and save up money…
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Casey Myrlea

Instructor

Casey was born and raised in Santa Cruz CA where he learned to surf. From an early age Casey fell in love with the ocean. Every summer however Casey would venture eastward to Camp Rockmont in North Carolina where he…
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