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Make Independence Day Festive aboard the Star of Honolulu

Celebrate Independence Day in style aboard the Star of Honolulu! When you join your friends onboard, you’ll be treated to the best views of the iconic fireworks show while indulging in good food, drinks and company.

We offer the following three cruise options to cater to all sizes and budgets:

  • Party Sunset Dinner, Show & Fireworks cruise: Enjoy a 3-Course crab and tenderloin of beef dinner, Star Signature Mai Tai, the new largest cast on the ocean “60 Years of Aloha” show and the breathtaking sunset and fireworks views
  • Celebration Sunset Dinner, Show & Fireworks cruise: Treat yourself to an exciting evening at sea with a 5-Course whole Maine lobster and tenderloin of beef dinner, champagne toast, 2 premium beverages and the new “60 Years of Aloha” show
  • Admiral’s Sunset Dinner, Jazz & Fireworks cruise: Celebrate in style in the Super Nova Room with a 7-Course signature live Maine lobster and USDA prime tenderloin of beef dinner served at your private table, Hawaiian Bellini, 3 super premium beverages, and live jazz

The Independence Day cruise departs on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at 6:15 p.m. Special kamaʻaina rates and transportation from Waikiki via Royal Star Hawaii motorcoach are also available. Tickets go fast, so book now for an Independence Day you won’t forget!

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


Celebrate Mom in Style this Mother’s Day aboard the Star of Honolulu

Treat mom to a relaxing day in paradise aboard the Star of Honolulu’s Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch Cruise! From a gourmet meal to breathtaking ocean views, each and every mom is guaranteed to enjoy an extra special day fit for a queen.

The voyage begins with a special champagne toast to all moms onboard. Throughout the cruise, Mom and her guests will indulge in a delicious buffet featuring island favorites like USDA choice top round grade roast beef, teriyaki chicken, citrus miso glazed white fish, and much more. Mothers will love the door prize giveaways, and families will have a blast participating in an afternoon of lei making, hula and ukulele lessons.

Show your hardworking mom just how much you love her and book your Mother’s Day voyage today! The family-friendly cruise departs from Pier 8 at Aloha Tower Marketplace on Sunday, May 14 at 12:00 p.m. and returns at 2:30 p.m. For more information or to book your cruise today, visit or call (808) 983-STAR (7827).


Indulge in the Flavors of Spring Aboard the Five Star Sunset Dining & Jazz Cruise

Experience Star of Honolulu’s signature Five Star Sunset Dining & Jazz cruise as we unveil our gourmet spring menu. Chef de Cuisine Aaron Lee is proud to present the 7-Course Spring menu featuring the seasonal colors and flavors with island touches.

Spring Canapés
Sun-dried Tomato and Roasted Garlic Roulade
Mascarpone and Honey Almond on Apricot
Artichoke Hearts á la Grecque

Roasted Cauliflower and Carrot Soup

Seared Ahi Nicoise Salad
Spring Microgreens, Haricot Vert, Nicoise Olives,
Potato, Grape Tomatoes and Soy Yuzu Emulsion

Air-Flown Live Maine Lobster
with Asparagus, Baby Corn,
Bacon Powder and Mentaiko Cream

Strawberry and Lehua Honey Sorbet

USDA Prime Tenderloin of Beef au Poivre
with Truffled Mashed Potato, Morel Mushrooms, Snow Peas
Port-Wine Glace de Veau and Cognac Butter Sauce

Balsamic Mixed Berry Pavlova
with Lemon Curd and Meringue

Throughout the cruise, guests will be enchanted by the soothing sounds of a live jazz trio and spectacular sunset and coastline views.

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 7:30 p.m. Disembarks at 8:00 p.m.; 8:30 p.m. Friday Fireworks & Sunset Cruise 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. The cruise is $199 for adults; not recommended for children.
Dress Code: No shorts, T-shirts or flip flops.
Kamaʻaina and military prices are also available with valid Hawaii and military I.D.

The Five Star Spring menu is available from April 1, 2017 through June 30, 2017. For more information or to book a cruise today, call (808) 983-STAR (7827) or visit