Archive | January, 2017

Celebrate Love and Romance aboard the Star of Honolulu

Valentines Day Cruise

Looking for a memorable way to spend Valentine’s Day this year? Surprise your special someone with an evening of love and luxury on the high seas with a Star of Honolulu Valentine’s Day dinner cruise!

Complete with gourmet dinner, live entertainment and breathtaking sunset and coastline views, the Star of Honolulu Valentine’s Day cruise is guaranteed to “wow” your sweetheart. Star of Honolulu offers the following four exclusive packages, perfect for any couple on any budget!

  • Star Dinner & Show: Featuring casual elegance delivered with aloha, the Star Dinner & Show package includes a 3-Course crab and tenderloin of beef dinner, Star Signature Mai Tai and “My Hawaii” show.
  • Three Star Dinner & Show: This package offers a deluxe way to cruise in style, complete with a 5-Course whole Maine lobster and tenderloin of beef dinner, champagne toast, premium beverages and “My Hawaii” show.
  • Romance Dinner & Jazz: Complete with panoramic ocean views to view at a private table, the Romance Dinner & Jazz package features a 7-Course signature live Maine lobster and USDA prime tenderloin of beef dinner, Hawaiian Bellini, 3 super premium beverages and live jazz music.
  • Five Star Dinner & Jazz: The ultimate in luxury and romance, this package includes a 7-Course signature live Maine lobster and USDA prime tenderloin of beef dinner at a private table, Hawaiian Bellini, super premium beverages with after dinner cart service, and a live jazz trio in the decadent Super Nova room.Star of Honolulu invites you to indulge in romance from the moment you step on board to the time you depart. To make the evening even more special, you can add the Celebration Plan, complete with a private table and one keepsake photo per couple, for just $30 per person.The Star of Honolulu Valentine’s Day cruise departs on its romantic sunset voyage on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. For more information or to book a cruise today, call (808) 983-STAR (7827) or visit

Savor the Colors and Flavors of Winter Aboard the Five Star Sunset Dining & Jazz Cruise

Honolulu Sunset Dinner Cruise

Climb aboard the Star of Honolulu and indulge in our gourmet winter menu beginning now through March 31, 2017, while enjoying the soothing sounds of a talented jazz trio aboard our signature Five Star Dining & Jazz cruise. Chef de Cuisine Norman Soderberg is proud to present the 7-Course Winter menu that’s a feast for the eyes as well as the palate.

Winter Canapés
Lobster Croquette with Tomato
Roasted Fingerling Potato with Aioli and Bacon
Eggplant Rollatini with Goat Cheese

Truffle, Artichoke and Potato Soup

Golden Beet Couscous Salad
Lola Rosa, Prosciutto
and Caper Balsamic Vinaigrette

Air-Flown Live Maine Lobster
with Navarin of Lobster, Butternut Squash
Baby Carrots, Pearl Onions and Seared Foie Gras

Blood Orange and Cranberry Sorbet

Highest Grade Garlic Crusted Prime Tenderloin
with Winter Root Vegetables
and Beurre Blanc and Pomegranate Demi-Glace Sauces

Chocolate Symphony
Opera Cake, Gelato
and Port Wine Poached Pair

Throughout the evening, guests will be mesmerized by 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 8:00 p.m.; 8:30 p.m. on Fridays. The Five Star Sunset Dining & Jazz cruise is $199 for adults; not recommended for children. Kamaʻaina and military prices are also available with valid Hawaii and military I.D. For more information or to book a cruise today, call (808) 983-STAR (7827) or visit


Have a Whale of a Time with Star of Honolulu

Star of Honolulu is making waves with its popular whale watch cruises! From now through April 5, 2017, adults and keiki alike can enjoy the Premier Whale Watch Cruise, featuring remarkable views of Hawaii’s favorite ocean visitors, a “Child Free” special and guaranteed whale sightings.

Hawaii’s most popular whale watch cruise, the Star of Honolulu’s Premier Whale Watch cruise is designed for visitors and kamaʻaina alike. Complete with a 60-foot high observation deck and four walk-around decks, the STAR is custom designed for whale watching, and allows passengers to cruise in safety and comfort. Our friendly certified Naturalists love sharing their knowledge of these marine mammals while keeping their eyes peeled for nearby humpback whales. You’ll also have the chance to engage in a variety of Hawaiian cultural activities, including lei making and hula and ukulele lessons, or upgrade to enjoy the delicious Taste of Hawaii Buffet Lunch. The Premier Whale Watch cruise departs at 12:00 p.m. and returns at 2:30 p.m.

If you prefer to get an earlier start, climb aboard our Early Bird Whale Watch cruise! You’ll kick off your day by spotting these magnificent ocean mammals aboard the comfortable and relaxing STAR vessel. You can even upgrade to enjoy the delicious hot breakfast buffet. The Early Bird Whale Watch cruise departs at 8:45 a.m. and returns at 10:45 a.m.

Through whale watch season, Star of Honolulu is also offering a fantastic Child Free special—keiki ages 3 to 11 will receive a free ticket (cruise only) with each paying adult!

Ask us about our Child Free special and guaranteed whale sightings! To book your cruise today, call (808) 983-STAR (7827) or visit