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Diving Hawaii, By Day & Night

A green sea turtle is ready for its closeup in Honaunau Bay. (Cynthia Hankins / For the Los Angeles Times)
The stars, including manta rays, come out at night in Garden Eel Cove. (Cynthia Hankins / For the Los Angeles Times)
The graceful sweep of a sugar ray (Cynthia Hankins / For the Los Angeles Times)
The prismatic colors of a Venus Girdle comb jellyfish illuminate its watery world. (Matthew D’Avella / For the Los Angeles Times)
Bacteria are responsible for producing the otherwordly luminescence of a pyrosome. (Matthew D’Avella / For the Los Angeles Times)
Comb jellyfish employ tiny, beating hairs called cilia as a means of propulsion. (Matthew D’Avella / For the Los Angeles Times)
The largest of all rays, the manta is renowned for its gentle nature. (Cynthia Hankins / For the Los Angeles Times)
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