Norwegian Cruise Line’s latest ship, the $500-million Pride of Hawai‘i, will dock in Nawiwili Harbor for the first time on May 28, states a press release.
The 965-foot ship is the largest passenger vessel of American registry ever built and will join Pride of Aloha and Pride of America in providing seven-day, interisland Hawai‘i cruises.
At 11 a.m., there will be a welcome blessing and plaque exchange ceremony with Robert Kritzman, NCL’s executive vice president and managing director of Hawai‘i operations.
The ship’s inaugural cruise starts from Honolulu on June 5, with scheduled calls on Maui, Kaua‘i and the Big Island, offering passengers up to 100 hours in port. The ship will dock overnight in Nawiliwili each Saturday.