Flight into Big Island went well. A short 30 Minute hop arriving into an open air baggae drop and check in Airport in Kona- Unreal!
Picked up the car and headed to the Marriott at Waikioloa - Fab hotel in its own grounds, beach front and the views from our room are the attached picture. Weather perfect , hot until 3 ish and the balmy walm the rest of the day. Ha lunch , walked the grounds and then headed out for our mantaray excursion.