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Friday, April 17

Kona, day 27

Friday, we drove around a bit to see the waters; walked at the pier just a few minutes.  The water was so clear, clearer than we’ve seen on this entire trip, it seemed.  Greens and blues like a blend of the Caribbean and Aegean Seas.  Just so breathtakingly gorgeous. 

And at the end of our stroll by the beach was the reward of about 6 small pufferfish along with yellow and convict tangs.

As usual, some people in the water, though only a very few.  Driving back home we saw the police clearing folks from the beach areas.  Pattie later found a news article that the police are about to begin strongly enforcing the “no hanging out at beaches” rule.  Swimming and surfing’s ok, but no sunbathing, hanging out, etc.

The late afternoon and evening were all ...

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