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COVID-19 Update

March 18, 2020

Dear valued guests,

The safety of our guests and team members are always our highest priority.

To slow the spread of COVID-19, Mayor Kirk Caldwell and Governor Ige announced a City and County of Honolulu shelter-in-place order through April 30, 2020.

As such, Star of Honolulu® will extend our closures through April 30, 2020. We plan to resume operations on May 1, 2020.

If you have an existing booking during this time, our reservations will be in contact with you to process refund. If you have any questions, please call 808-983-7827 between the hours of 8:00am – 3:00pm or email, info@starofhonolulu.com.

Thank you for choosing Star of Honolulu® and we look forward to welcoming you and your family in the future.

Mahalo!
Star of Honolulu® Management Team

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日頃よりご愛顧いただいている皆様へ

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ハワイでは、現在全世界で猛威を奮っている新型コロナウイルス(COVID-19)の感染域拡大を抑制しようと、ホノルル市長カーク・コールドウェル氏と州知事デイビッド・イゲ氏により2020年4月30日までの外出禁止令が発令されました。

この決定に伴い、スターオブホノルル®︎は2020年4月30日まで休業し、2020年5月1日にサービス再開予定となりました。

休業期間中にクルーズのご予約をされていたお客様には、弊社リザベーション担当者から返金手配についてのご連絡を差し上げます。不明な点やご質問がある方は、ハワイ時間午前8時から午後3時の間に808-983-7827までお電話、またはinfo@starofhonolulu.comにメールにてお問い合わせください。

この状況が1日でも早く終息し、ハワイを愛する皆様とそのご家族をスターオブホノルル®︎でお迎えできるよう、弊社社員一同心より願っております。

マハロ!
スターオブホノルル®︎マネージメントチーム

$8.91 Kama‘aina Child Special on STAR’s Easter Brunch Cruise

March 11, 2020

Celebrate a festive Easter Champagne Brunch Cruise aboard the Star of Honolulu with an unbeatable discount for Hawaii residents! Kama‘aina rates include:

  • One child, age 3-11, pays $8.91 ($46 value) per paying adult
  • One adult ticket is $62.37 ($77 value)

Special Easter festivities include an egg-citing Easter egg hunt and prize giveaways for keiki. The whole family can also enjoy lei making and hula and ukulele lessons. Throughout the cruise, guests can explore the STAR’s panoramic walk-around decks and the 60-foot high observation deck, offering breathtaking ocean and coastline views.

Guests will also be treated to the delicious Taste of Hawaii Buffet. It features Alaea Salt Crusted Roast Beef carved onboard, Teriyaki Chicken, Citrus Miso Glazed Whitefish and other local favorites. Guests can also enjoy a dessert and coffee station and “champagne” toast (non-alcoholic option also available).

The cruise departs from Aloha Tower Marketplace at 12PM on Sunday, April 12, 2020. Call 808-983-7748 to book your seats today! For more information, visit ww.StarofHonolulu.com/kamaaina-military-specials#easter.

Kama‘aina Savings aboard STAR’s Five Star Sunset & Dinner Cruise

March 11, 2020

Star of Honolulu invites kama‘aina to take advantage of a special offer fit for a VIP! From now thru April 30, 2020, kama‘aina can buy one Five Star Sunset Dining & Jazz cruise adult ticket and receive a second one for FREE ($201 value; Fridays $216 value)!

Aboard the Five Star, guests will indulge in the ultimate luxurious and romantic experience. The cruise begins with an exclusive Captain’s welcome reception with a Hawaiian Bellini. Then, guests will be treated to a 7-Course Signature dinner and one super premium beverage at a private table in the Art Deco Super Nova room. The delicious dinner features a whole Maine lobster and USDA prime tenderloin of beef. To view the full seasonal menus, click the following: Winter (January 6 – March 31) and Spring (April 1 – June 30).

Throughout the cruise, guests will also enjoy a bon voyage hula and beautiful panoramic views of the sunset and Honolulu city lights. Plus, guests will be treated to the Waikiki firework show on Fridays.

Time is limited, so call 808-983-7748 to book your tickets today! For more information, visit www.StarofHonolulu.com/kamaaina-military-specials#fivestar. Dress code is no shorts, t-shirts or flip flops. A valid Hawaii I.D. is required for purchase and must be presented upon check-in.

Book Online & Save $20 on STAR’s Buffet Dinner Cruise

March 9, 2020

From now thru April 30, 2020, save $20 per adult ticket when you book our Pacific Star Sunset Buffet & Show Cruise package online.

Take advantage of this unbeatable deal from Star of Honolulu! From March 5 through April 30, 2020, guests who book the Pacific Star Sunset Buffet & Show Cruise online can save $20 per adult ticket.

Climb aboard for a fun, tropical evening featuring a welcome Mai Tai and entertaining Polynesian show. Guests can also photograph the breathtaking sunset and Honolulu city lights! Plus, every Fridays, you can enjoy the fireworks show off Waikiki.

In addition, our Pacific Star package features a delicious Pacific Rim dinner buffet with roast beef carving station, baked misoyaki BBQ chicken, vegetarian yakisoba, white fish with coconut curry sauce and other local favorites. Click here to view the full menu.

Don’t wait…visit our Pacific Star page to book your seats today! For other information, call (808) 983-STAR (7827) or visit www.StarofHonolulu.com.

Kids Cruise FREE Special on STAR’s Whale Watch Cruise

March 9, 2020

From now thru April 5, 2020, enjoy Star of Honolulu’s Whale Watch cruises with a Child Cruise FREE Special and guaranteed whale sightings.

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. Both feature guaranteed whale sightings, and kids (ages 3-11) can cruise FREE with each paying adult. Guests can also upgrade their packages to include a delicious breakfast buffet or Taste of Hawaii buffet lunch!

The STAR is perfectly designed to allow you to cruise in ultimate comfort. It’s equipped with a spacious, 60-foot high observation deck and the most outdoor space of any vessel to view the whales and panoramic views of Waikiki. Plus, our friendly crew of certified Naturalists are on-site to educate guests about Humpbacks through informative displays and engaging narration.

To book our Whale Watch Child FREE Special, call (808) 983-STAR (7827). For other information, visit www.StarofHonolulu.com.

Mother’s Day Buffet Brunch Cruise aboard Star of Honolulu

February 21, 2020

Treat your mom to our festive Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch Cruise!

Pamper Mom with the star treatment aboard Star of Honolulu’s festive Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch Cruise. The family-friendly, two-hour cruise sets sail from Aloha Tower Marketplace at 12PM on Sunday, May 10, 2020.

Bring the whole family aboard the STAR and pamper Mom with the complete Mother’s Day experience! Guests will enjoy the opportunity to win special door prizes, including cruise and dinner show tickets, rose bouquets, specialty chocolates and more. Sit back and relax with live Hawaiian entertainment, lei making and hula and ukulele lessons! Plus, take Instagrammable photos of the breathtaking views of the Honolulu coastline.

During the cruise, guests can sample local favorites with the Taste of Hawaii Buffet! It features Alaea Salt Crusted Roast Beef carved onboard, Teriyaki Chicken, Citrus Miso Glazed White Fish and many more. Plus, enjoy a dessert and coffee station, “champagne” toast and special Mother’s Day cake. Click here to view the full menu.

For more information or to book a cruise today, call (808) 983-STAR (7827) or visit www.StarofHonolulu.com.

Easter Sunday Buffet Brunch with Egg Hunt on Star of Honolulu

February 21, 2020

Join us for our Easter Champagne Brunch Cruise with an egg hunt for kids!

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 egg hunt and prize giveaways for kids. The whole ‘ohana can also enjoy a variety of Hawaiian cultural activities, including lei making and hula and ukulele lessons.

Looking to enjoy the Instagrammable view? Explore the STAR’s four floors of panoramic walk-around decks and the 60-foot high observation deck. Plus, embrace the beauty of Oahu’s waters and Waikiki coastline.

During the cruise, the Easter egg-stravaganza will treat guests to the delicious Taste of Hawaii Buffet! It features Alaea Salt Crusted Roast Beef carved onboard, Teriyaki Chicken, Citrus Miso Glazed Whitefish and other local favorites. Guests can also enjoy a dessert and coffee station and “champagne” toast (non-alcoholic option also available). Click here to view the full menu.

We hope that you can hop on board and join the Star of Honolulu for an eggs-tra special Easter Champagne Brunch Cruise! For more information, call (808) 983-STAR (7827) or visit www.StarofHonolulu.com.

Oahu’s Romantic Floating Restaurant for Valentine’s Dinner

February 14, 2020

Valentine’s Day dinner aboard Star of Honolulu is the perfect gift for your loved one!

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 special someone, we’ve got you covered. Choose from four Valentine’s Day cruise packages:

  • Star Dinner & Show
    Casual elegance featuring a 3-Course crab and tenderloin of beef dinner. Plus, enjoy a Star Signature Mai Tai and the new “60 Years of Aloha” show.
  • Three Star Dinner & Show
    Festive and exciting ocean voyage complete with a 5-Course whole Maine lobster and tenderloin of beef dinner. Also, celebrate with a “champagne” toast, two premium beverages, live jazz and the new “60 Years of Aloha” show.
  • Romance Dinner & Jazz
    7-Course signature live Maine lobster and prime tenderloin of beef dinner at a private table. Also features sweeping ocean views with a Hawaiian Bellini, three super premium beverages and live jazz in a private lounge.
  • Five Star Dinner & Jazz
    The ultimate in luxury and romance featuring a 7-Course signature live Maine lobster and prime tenderloin of beef dinner at a private table. Plus, savor a Hawaiian Bellini, three super premium beverages with after dinner cart service and live jazz in the elegant Super Nova room.

Make this Valentine’s Day the best one yet when you sail with Star of Honolulu! The cruise departs 5:30PM from Aloha Tower Marketplace on Friday, February 14, 2020.

For more information or to book your cruise today, call (808) 983-STAR (7827) or visit www.StarofHonolulu.com.

Splash into the Whale Watching Season aboard Star of Honolulu!

December 14, 2019

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 Hawaii’s warm ocean where they spend months breeding, giving birth and nursing their young before returning to Alaska. Also known by their Hawaiian name kohola, Humpbacks are widely respected in native Hawaiian culture as many families view them as an ‘aumakua, or spiritual ancestor.

  • Early Bird Whale Watch Cruise
    This morning cruise sets sail from 8:45 to 10:45AM, and guests can engage with certified Naturalists to learn more about Humpback whales through informative displays and engaging narration. Guests can also upgrade to the Early Bird Whale Watch & Breakfast package featuring onboard hot breakfast buffet.
  • Premiere Whale Watch Cruise
    This afternoon cruise departs at 12PM and returns at 2:30PM. It offers guests the chance to participate in a variety of Hawaiian cultural activities, including lei making, hula and ukulele lessons and an interactive keiki (child) program. Guests can also upgrade to the Premier Whale Watch & Lunch package to enjoy the delicious Taste of Hawaii Buffet lunch.

No matter which package you choose, you’re sure to enjoy stunning views of Humpback whales and the Honolulu coastline, guaranteed whale sightings and a Child FREE Special for cruise-only packages. For more information or to book your cruise today, call (808) 983-STAR (7827) or visit www.StarofHonolulu.com.

Count Down to 2020 aboard Star of Honolulu’s New Year’s Eve Midnight Cruise

October 29, 2019

Ring in the New Year in sophistication and style aboard Star of Honolulu’s New Year’s Eve Midnight Cruises! On Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 10:15PM, the STAR sets sail for a memorable evening of live entertainment, delicious gourmet dinner, “champagne” toast, festive party favors and the best view of the fireworks show.

Guests are invited to choose from three cruise options:

  • Celebration Dinner, Show & Fireworks Cruise: Celebrate the New Year with a 3-Course whole Maine lobster and tenderloin of beef dinner with one premium beverage and the thrilling “60 Years of Aloha” show.
  • Romance Dinner, Jazz & Fireworks Cruise: Treat yourself to an intimate, 5-Course live Maine lobster and prime tenderloin of beef dinner, two super premium beverages and a live jazz show.
  • Admiral’s Dinner, Jazz & Fireworks Cruise: Indulge in the ultimate luxurious experience in the Super Nova Room with a 5-Course signature live Maine lobster and prime tenderloin of beef dinner served to your private table, two super premium beverages with after-dinner cart service and a live jazz show.

For an even more festive experience, upgrade with a private table and a bottle of “champagne” for just $30 per person.

Gather your friends and family and set sail for a New Year’s cruise you’ll never forget! For more information or to book your cruise today, call (808) 983-STAR (7827) or visit www.StarofHonolulu.com.