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Educational Whale Watch Cruises for Hawaii’s Schools

FREE Whale Watch Cruises for Public Schools (Grades 2-5) The Star of Honolulu is proud to offer fully sponsored, free educational Whale Watching Cruises now through March 31, 2023 for Hawaii schools, grades 2-5 who qualify. This exciting educational excursion promotes marine awareness to young keiki with an opportunity to search for Humpback whales aboard…

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What to Wear and Pack for Whale Watching

  With whale watching season right around the corner, the Star of Honolulu Early Bird Whale Watch Cruise is a must do in the winter for residents and visitors alike. In fact, Star of Honolulu Chief Captain Wade Matsueda has already spotted whales in the past two weeks! To better prepare for this once in…

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Spot these Humpback Behaviors on Your Next Whale Watch Cruise

  It’s the sea-son for excellent winter whale sightings onboard Star of Honolulu’s Early Bird Whale Watching Cruise! So far this January, the first month of our 2022 whale season, we have been spotting an average of 3.5 humpbacks per whale cruise. Plus, our guests were able to view these majestic creatures on 18 of…

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Whale Watch Cruises to Set Sail January 2

With the first whale sighting of the season reported earlier this October, it’s a sign that Hawaii’s most popular winter activity is just around the corner. If you’ve never been on a whale watch, it’s an awe-inspiring experience you’ll never forget. Imagine cruising along the Honolulu coastline, as seasoned captains and Naturalists crew share fascinating…

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May Your Holidays Be Starry and Bright!

 Mele Kalikimaka and Hauʻoli Makahiki Hou from Star of Honolulu! We celebrate this season by thanking you for your support and wishing you a joyous holiday, filled with hope, happiness and aloha. May the holiday spirit be with you and your ʻohana today and throughout the New Year!

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Bringing the Spirit of Aloha from Hawaii to You!

We are all united with the Spirit of Aloha! As such, the Stars of Paradise ohana would like to share the sights and sounds of Hawaii through a hula video performance by our Star of Honolulu and Rock-A-Hula entertainers. The video features the song “Kaimana Hila” composed in 1916. It speaks of the iconic Diamond…

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Kids Cruise FREE Special on STAR’s Whale Watch Cruise

With only one month left of Whale Watch season, there’s no better place to observe Humpback whales in their natural habitat than aboard Star of Honolulu! From now through April 5, 2020, kids and adults alike can spot these majestic creatures aboard either the Early Bird Whale Watch Cruise or the Premier Whale Watch Cruise.…

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Easter Sunday Buffet Brunch with Egg Hunt on Star of Honolulu

There’s no eggs-cuse to not have a fantastic Easter! Celebrate aboard the Star of Honolulu with our Easter Champagne Brunch Cruise, which sets sail from Aloha Tower Marketplace at 12PM on Sunday, April 12, 2020. What kind of sp-egg-tacular things does the STAR have lined up for the two-hour cruise? Festivities include an egg-citing Easter…

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Oahu’s Romantic Floating Restaurant for Valentine’s Dinner

Wow your sweetheart with an unforgettable evening of love and luxury aboard our Valentine’s Day Sunset and Dinner Cruise! Treat your special someone to a romantic restaurant dinner and spectacular views of the sunset, Honolulu city lights and Waikiki Friday fireworks show. Whether you’re looking for a tropical experience or a luxurious escape with your…

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Splash into the Whale Watching Season aboard Star of Honolulu!

Hawaii’s beloved Humpback whales have made their annual return to Hawaii! From January 2 through April 5, 2020, Star of Honolulu is inviting locals and visitors alike to observe these spectacular marine mammals aboard either the Early Bird Whale Watch Cruise or the Premiere Whale Watch Cruise. Every winter, Humpback whales travel miles to enjoy…

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