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Hawaii Anniversary Trip: Day 3 ~ Cook's Monument, Super J's, Manta Ray Dive

This morning we got up at around 7:30 and headed down to breakfast at Rays on the Bay. We do like staying at places that include breakfast. And not just danish rolls and yogurt, but substantial food.

This was my favorite spot at the buffet....

The fruit section.

And my plate, complete with a bowl of miso. And let me tell you, this place made good miso.

The plan today was to head over to Kona Boys off of  Highway 11 where we had reserved a double kayak.

They gave us directions, put the kayak on our car, and we were off. We headed down towards Kealakekua Bay and where Cook's Monument is. It is about 15 minutes down the road and an easy drive.

There were some really nice locals there that if you needed it, would help you get your kayak off for a tip. We were good with doing it ourselves, and they were nice and polite and still gave us some tips for getting into the water and how to get back into the bay.

So there are only two ways to get into Kealakekua Bay, and it takes a little wor…

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