Day 9 was somewhat uneventful, with a cruise up and down the Kona coast.
The trip took us past a number of interesting looking hotels and other buildings
A local parasail company had a steady business.
There has been significant growth along the Kona coast over the last 20 years.
All of the coast is built up with hotels, condos, and multi million dollar houses.
On our return we came across a group of small whales.
We were close enough to hear their exhales.
They tracked south along the coast for a few miles before we lost sight of them.
As we returned a group of dolphins came along side the boat, but all I had was the zoom lens, so close ups it is.