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Tips from locals
Kayak with the dolphins in Kealakekua Bay Take a visit to Manini beach for a picnic and a swim while you are there
Arguable the best spot to snorkel in all of Hawaii! Look for a snorkel boat tour or venture out on your own using the hiking trail.
Across the bay you will be able to see Captain Cook monument. his bay is beautiful and sacred.
Historic Kealakekua Bay is where Captain Cook first discovered the Hawaiian islands. If you look on the cliff side wall you can still see the hole left from where he shot his cannon! Dolphins frequent the bay and kayaking is a must! Try Kona Boys for kayak rentals.