Steve Wheeler

  • Land/Shallow Water Search

Cost For My Service

I work on a Reward Basis...That means you pay me what my service is worth to you and what you can afford, for me to come out and find your ring.

No charge if we do not recover your item(s). If the recovery requires an underwater search then an additional charge of $75 (non-refundable) to gear up for a SCUBA dive.

Search Types

Beaches, Parks, Yards, and Water down to 100 ft. (30 meters)

Search Locations

Windward Oahu & surrounding areas.

Steve Wheeler's Bio

Originally from NH, I moved to Hawaii in 1992 as an instructor for the US Air Force. I’m an experienced metal detectorist and have detected in many environments to include fresh water lakes and rivers, salt water, parks and private yards (permission a must!).

Should an underwater search be required for the recovery I am a PADI certified Master SCUBA diver certified by PADI. I’m semi-retired (substitute teacher) and have plenty of time to devote to the recovery of your lost item.

I’ve made several recoveries, sometimes referred to as rescues, of lost personal items and have been fortunate to return those items to their owners. With a little hard work and a pinch of luck we’ll be able to return your items to you!

Steve Wheeler - Recent Blog Post

  • Found: Waikiki Beach – Wedding Ring (2019)

    It started as a normal day.  I headed to the beach for some metal detecting and relaxation.  That day I chose Waikiki Beach and left before dawn.  I hadn’t been on the sand more than 10 minutes when Adam, a surfing instructor, came up to me and asked “do you know how to use a […]

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  • Lost Ring FOUND: Sandy Beach – Oahu – Hawaii (2019)

    Normally a client calls the ring finder and the ring finder goes out and looks for the item in question.  This recovery began with finding a ring first, then identifying the owner and doing the research so that we can return the item.  Early one morning I was relaxing at the beach enjoying the quiet […]

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  • Lost Ring Lanikai Beach Oahu: Found! (2019)

    It began early Sunday morning with a referral phone call from another of the Ring Finders here on Oahu.  He had received multiple calls for lost items and could not possibly make them all in the same day.  He asked if I would take the call for a lost ring at Lanikai Beach on the […]

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  • Hanauma Bay – Lost White Gold Diamond Ring FOUND! (2019)

    Like any day this ring save it started with a phone call.  Janine called to let me know that she had lost her wedding band at Hanauma Bay on the south east side of the island of Oahu.  Hanauma Bay is an access controlled State Park beach and closes in the early evening.  It doesn’t […]

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