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Enjoy Dolphin Star’s Child Free Special All Month Long

Just because keiki are returning to school doesn’t mean the family fun has to stop! From now through the end of September, we’re calling our favorite little adventurers to cruise with us for FREE with each paying adult on our Wild Dolphin Watch cruise. From your spot aboard our 149-passenger, eco-friendly catamaran, you’re guaranteed to…

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Meet These Mammals: Hawaiian Monk Seal

This month we’re continuing our feature on the magnificent marine mammals that roam the seas around Hawaii with one of our favorites—the Hawaiian Monk Seal! As the only seal native to Hawaii, the Hawaiian monk seal is a beloved and endangered species that must be cared for and protected. Hawaiian monk seals are unique exceptions…

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Say “Bye Bye Boredom” aboard Dolphin Star!

July is National Anti-Boredom Month, and here aboard the Dolphin Star, we’re celebrating with our favorite underwater mammals! We’re inviting all of our ocean adventurers to take advantage of our “Child Free” special. From now through September 30, kids ages 3 to 11 can cruise free with each paying adult on our Wild Dolphin Watch…

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Meet These Mammals: Humpback Whales

This month, we’re introducing a new blog feature to profile the marine mammals that roam the seas. Meet the humpback whale, or Kohola in Hawaiian, an impressive marine mammal that can range in size from 40 to 50 feet and weigh up to a massive 45 tons! With over 80 known species of whales, these…

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Celebrate Independence Day aboard the Dolphin Star

Party in style this Independence Day with your friends at Dolphin Star! When you climb aboard our casual and comfortable catamaran, you’ll enjoy breathtaking, panoramic views from both decks of the iconic fireworks show and the Honolulu city lights, all while enjoying soothing live Hawaiian entertainment. To round out the patriotic evening, you’ll be treated…

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Dolphin Star Reveals the Best Beaches on Oahu’s West Side

The west side is one of Oahu’s hidden gems, often left unexplored by visitors. Little do they realize, the west side is also home to some of Oahu’s most stunning beaches, complete with sandy shores, pristine waters and gorgeous sunsets. This month we’ve compiled a list of our favorite west side beaches: Yokohama Beach: Located…

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Treat Dad like the Rock Star he is at Rock-A-Hula’s Rockin’ Dads Dinner & Show!

Spoil dad this Father’s Day by treating him like a rock star with our friends on land at Rock-A-Hula’s Rockin’ Dads Dinner & Show! The evening features spectacular performances, gourmet dining and a souvenir King’s scarf for each dad during the brand new Rock-A-Hula show. Families can choose from three rockin’ dinner packages: Luau Buffet…

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Here’s a Message from Our Captain

May 8, 2017 Aloha from the Dolphin Star!! This is Captain Wade speaking ~ I wanted to share a picture that our Assistant Supervisor, Bethany, sent over today. It’s another gorgeous day off Wai’anae and see how Lahilahi Point jumps out of the picture! Here’s a quick fun fact – Lahilahi was the first landmass…

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Treat Mom to a Seaside Voyage aboard Star of Honolulu and Dolphin Star

Looking for a fun and unique way to celebrate mom this Mother’s Day? Join our friends at Star of Honolulu aboard their Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch Cruise! From a gourmet buffet to spectacular ocean views, moms everywhere are guaranteed to enjoy a sea-sational day! The Star of Honolulu voyage begins with a special champagne toast…

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See whales guaranteed, plus “Child Free” special aboard the Star of Honolulu

Join our friends aboard the Star of Honolulu and take advantage of the last full month of whale watch season! Enjoy giant splashes and breathtaking sights aboard Hawaii’s most popular whale watch cruise before the end of the season. Equipped with a 60-foot high observation deck, four walk-around decks and three different types of stabilizers,…

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