Catch the Spirit of Aloha on a Hawaiian Cruise

A cruise to Hawaii has it all … beautiful ports of call, tropical weather, powdery beaches, lush scenery, exciting volcanoes overflowing with lava, culture, history and more. Not to mention those delicious fruity drinks! There truly is something for everyone on a cruise to this island chain-paradise.

Guests can choose a Circle Hawaii itinerary beginning and ending at San Diego, Calif., or Vancouver, British Columbia. Or take an extended escape on one of the Tahiti and Marquesas Islands cruises and enjoy even more days at sea and discover the remote South Pacific islands of Paul Gauguin and James Cook.


In Honolulu guests can visit Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial for an historical glimpse into the region, or if the ship is in port overnight, An Evening at the Polynesian Cultural Center is not to be missed.

The USS Arizona Memorial.

The USS Arizona Memorial.

At Nawiliwili on the island of Kauai, guests can go ziplining deep into Kauai’s interior or visit Waimea Canyon — often called the Grand Canyon of the Pacific.


With “On Location,” Holland America Line’s enrichment program that brings the region to life onboard, guests can learn to make leis, dance the hula, play the ukulele or indulge in a poolside Hawaiian barbecue.

Photo courtesy of Noel Bell.

Photo courtesy of Noel Bell.

And more more sea days, there’s plenty of time to enjoy the ship and its amenities such as the Culinary Arts Center, the Digital Workshop powered by Windows, the Greenhouse Spa and Salon, mixology classes and more learning opportunities. Or guests can simply relax and unwind.


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  1. Tom ohn October 5, 2017 at 12:06 am - Reply

    Loved their Hawaii and Tahiti enrichment onboard. Loved the dance and ukulele classes and learned to make a Tahitian head lei

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