David Sheldon

  • Land/Shallow Water Search
  • Diver/Underwater Search

Cost For My Service

Dave's search fee is $60-$100 depending on When and Where the item is lost or if the use of Dive Equipment is Needed. Plus REWARD at clients discretion when item is Found. Time is a serious factor the recovery so don't hesitate to Call. He can usually come to your location immediately.

Search Types

Dave can search for your item on land or in the ocean with an 95% Recovery Rate if client knows where the item was Lost. Dave Specializes in Underwater Recovery of all precious metal items. He has done deep water recoveries in over 30 feet of water.

Search Locations

Located on the island of Maui, Hawaii, I will travel to other parts of Hawaii.

Call me to arrange travel to other Islands to help you find your lost ring.

David Sheldon's Bio

Dave has been metal detecting on Maui for over 20 years. Over the years Dave become quite the unsung Hero on Maui. Dave detects everyday and has been fortunate to turn his hobby into a full time successful business. He is the leading expert on Maui for ring recoveries. Dave specializes in underwater ring recoveries but handles all types of calls including beaches & private property. Dave has recovered well over a 1000 rings. Please check out his Facebook and Instagram pages @ DavesMetalDetecting for pictures of hundreds of happy clients getting their lost rings back from Dave. Please don’t think just because you lost your ring in the water a while ago it can’t be found. Dave keeps a log book of all rings lost, that clients have hired him to find. Water and sand conditions are constantly changing here on Maui and Dave has recovered rings days, months, and even years after being lost and reported to him.

Many of Dave’s clients are newlyweds who have lost their sentimental rings in the water, it give Dave great joy to be able to find and return those rings to their owners. It’s so personal, many of his clients have become his friends who visit Dave each year they return to the island. You can always reach Dave day or night at 808-276-5202

Or email him at davesmetaldetecting@gmail.com.

David Sheldon - Recent Blog Post

  • Lost 22k necklace in waterfall FOUND (2022)

    I received a call about a very sentimental necklace lost while jumping into a waterfall in Haiku,Maui. I said I could be there in 1.5 hours. My client said he would wait for me to arrive and show me exactly where he jumped in. He met me at the gate and helped with hauling gear […]

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  • Honeymoon Saved on Christmas Day (2021)

    I received a call from a local at Maluaka Beach, Makena Hawaii saying there is a tourist on his honeymoon just lost his wedding ring in shallow water 😱 Merry Christmas 🎄☃️🎅 Anyway I said I could be there in about one hour. We met on the beach and was shown where ring thought to […]

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  • 2 Rings Lost in the Surf at Kamaole Beach 2 (2021)

    I received a email yesterday evening asking if I could help find a couple rings lost earlier that morning. I replied back asking for a picture of the Rings lost and a Google Earth picture of the beach highlighting where the rings are thought to be lost. He replied back with a very vague picture […]

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  • Wedding & Engagement Ring Set FOUND Wailea Maui (2021)

    Received a call about a white gold wedding and engagement ring set lost in 3 feet of water @Palauea Beach in Wailea Maui Hawaii. I said I could be there just before sunset. My clients couldn’t meet me so I asked them to send me a screenshot of the beach highlighting where the rings are […]

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  • 2000 Year old Coin 18k Pendant FOUND 808 276-5302 (2021)

    Yesterday afternoon I was called by a long time friend asking if I could help find a very sentimental pendant he had lost earlier in day. He said he was all around his yard juggling a soccer ball. I said I could meet him around 4:30pm. He showed me the areas that he thought the […]

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