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How to Shell and Eat a Lobster

September 25, 2023

If you’re a lobster enthusiast, make sure to book the Star of Honolulu’s Three Star Sunset Dinner & Show cruise during your next vacation – you’ll be glad you did! The STAR procures wild-caught Maine lobsters, each weighing over one…

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Kāko‘o Maui. Support Maui.

August 25, 2023

Our hearts go out to the families affected by the wildfires on Maui. Thank you for your kind inquiries; we encourage you to donate to the charity of your choice. Our friends at Rock-A-Hula are joining relief efforts with the…

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Educational Whale Watch Cruises for Hawaii’s Schools

January 21, 2023

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…

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What to Wear and Pack for Whale Watching

November 25, 2022

  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…

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Spot these Humpback Behaviors on Your Next Whale Watch Cruise

January 29, 2022

  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…

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Whale Watch Cruises to Set Sail January 2

October 19, 2021

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…

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May Your Holidays Be Starry and Bright!

December 18, 2020

 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…

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Bringing the Spirit of Aloha from Hawaii to You!

May 15, 2020

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…

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Kids Cruise FREE Special on STAR’s Whale Watch Cruise

March 9, 2020

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…

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