Archive | March, 2016

Spring into the season with a new menu Aboard the Five Star Sunset Dining & Jazz Cruise

Five Star Spring Menu

Join us aboard The Star of Honolulu and experience our new, exquisite spring menu along with the soothing sounds of a live jazz trio on the signature Five Star Sunset Dining & Jazz Cruise. Beginning April 1 through June 30, 2016, Chef de Cuisine Norman Soderberg have crafted the following seven-course, French style menu that will entice all of your senses:

Spring Canapés
Yuzu Ginger Crab Salad
Spring Vegetable Quiche
Watermelon and Prosciutto Bites

Spring Pea Fennel Soup
with Big Island Slow Smoked Pork

Hawaiian Goat Cheese Truffle Cremeux
with Nalo Greens and Peppered Strawberries

Air-Flown Live Maine Lobster
with Sweet Kahuku Corn Succotash,
Chorizo Mushroom Duxelle Puff, Pickled Radish
and Asparagus Puree

Meyer Lemon Sorbet

Highest Grade Prime Tenderloin Herb Crusted Beef
with Spring Vegetable Bouquet,
Roasted Parsnip Puree and Veal Demi-Glace

Jasmine Tea Smoked Yogurt Gelato
with Red Velvet Cake
and Fresh Berries

Throughout the evening, guests will indulge in the flavors of the season while enjoying relaxing sounds of jazz and an impeccable sunset and coastline view.

The Five Star Sunset Dining & Jazz cruise departs nightly from Pier 8 at Aloha Tower Marketplace at 5:30 p.m., with the Captain’s Welcome Reception beginning at 4:45 p.m., and returns at 8 p.m.; 8:30 p.m. on Fridays. The Five Star Sunset Dining & Jazz cruise is $199 for adults; not recommended for children. Kama’aina and military prices are also available with valid Hawaii and military I.D. For more information or to book a cruise today, please call (808) 983-STAR (7827) or visit


Make your Easter egg-stra special aboard the Star of Honolulu


Hop on board the Star of Honolulu for our annual Easter Champagne Brunch cruise. Invite the entire family to celebrate Easter with spectacular whale watching, a delicious local buffet and kid-friendly activities.

Savor a “taste of Hawaii” by dining on an assortment of delicious local favorites like Hawaiian black sea salt roast beef and homemade desserts. Our cruise has something for the whole family: kids will get to participate in an egg-citing Easter egg hunt with prize giveaways and adults will enjoy a “champagne” toast. Best of all, families will enjoy the spectacular sights of humpback whales at the end of whale watching season!

Have a “hoppy” Easter and plan your holiday voyage today! The cruise departs from Aloha Tower Marketplace at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 27, and returns at 2:30 p.m. For more information or to book a cruise now, call (808) 983-Star (7827) or visit