Mel & Judy Malinowski

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31st May 2007

Mel and Judy write snorkeling guidebooks. After many years of snorkeling and diving all over the world, in 70-some countries from Anguilla to Zanzibar, they decided in 1994 to create the kind of authoritative guidebooks that they wished they could buy, with all first-hand reviews, detailed maps and dramatic pictures. Their company, Indigo Publications, provides a unique series of detailed guides to snorkeling in Hawai’i.

Both are certified divers, but the lightness and freedom of snorkeling makes it their first love. Together with their three children, they have hosted students and cultural exchange visitors from Bosnia, Brazil, China, Germany, Nepal, New Zealand, Serbia and Turkey in their home, and helped hundreds of other families enrich their lives through cultural exchange.

Working with exchange students and traveling as much as their businesses allowed has encouraged their interest in the study of languages from Mandarin Chinese to Hawai’ian. They are graduates of Stanford University.

Mel and Judy live on the South Kohala coast of the island of Hawai’i.

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Mel & Judy Malinowski's activity

  1. June 2007
  2. Mel & Judy Malinowski rated North Sulawesi below water

  3. Mel & Judy Malinowski reviewed Snorkelling in Honolua Bay in Hawaii, United States

    Maui is a well-known destination, popular for its many golden beaches, humpback whales every winter, and toney destination resorts such as Ka‘anipali and Wailea. For those who focus on underwater life, however, there is a less well known world-class snor…"

  4. Mel & Judy Malinowski rated Snorkelling in Honolua Bay

  5. Mel & Judy Malinowski reviewed North Sulawesi below water in Indonesia

    Indonesia is the "Eden" of underwater life: there are more fish species here than any other place on Earth. North Sulawesi, east of Borneo, is one of the golden destinations there for snorkelers and divers. Western tourists are welcomed warmly in this pr…"