Saturday was another hot, humid, and lazy day.
Kashima Maru arriving at Pier 9:
One of Kashima Maru‘s heaving lines:
Not a monkey fist, but created using traditional skills.
On the way to the ship, I stopped to look at the fairy terns in the breadfruit tree.
Parents making noise, probably not happy that I was standing there:
I was looking at the hull of the ship, when I saw something disturbing the surface of the water. I thought it was a school of fish. Moments later, a young honu (green sea turtle) poked its head up near the starboard bow.
I had my camera at hand, but was just a little too slow:
Basic tasks on board the ship.