Manta Ray Advocate

Author, Underwater Photographer, Conservationist

Martina is a manta ray and marine life advocate, educator, author, and underwater photographer. She has devoted her life to educating and inspiring others on how to honor, protect, and support our oceans and ecosystem.

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The Book Inspired by Millions

“Notch, The Rescued Dolphin”

Inspired by her video with over 30 million YouTube views, Martina shares the emotional story between a dolphin and humans. During a manta ray dive Notch, a dolphin in danger, approached divers “asking” a human for help.

Take a deep dive with your child into a rich story filled with hope and joy that will leave you feeling inspired and wanting to help protect our marine life for years to come.

The book is now available at


Your Once in a Lifetime Experience

Your adventure with the Manta Rays

According to National Geographic, as one of the top ten things to do in Hawaii, swimming with the manta ray is a “bucket list” experience you’ll never forget. Diving off the West Coast of The Big Island amongst the gentle giants is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for many world travelers. Save the memory from your honeymoon or family vacation with a breathtaking video that you’ll cherish long after you leave.

Blog: Beyond the Water

Follow Martina’s journey of hard work and dedicated to living the Hawaiian dream.

Beyond the Water is a blog expressed through Martina’s perspective and experience. She shares valuable knowledge about the ocean, the manta rays, and her efforts on giving back to the gentle giants as they gave her hope and a future when life knocked her down. She tells stories through incredible imagery and strives to educate and create awareness around the ocean and making the world a better place.

She believes that patience, dedication, and hard work are the best way to accomplish your goals. Let’s dive in together, Friend!

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