American Safari Cruises Runs Into Protests on Hawaiian Sailings

Safari Explorer being blocked from entering Molokai's Kaunakakai Harbor
Safari Explorer being blocked from entering Molokai's Kaunakakai Harbor

Early into the inaugural Hawaiian season for American Safari Cruises, protests by locals are causing some issues.

The Safari Explorer has made a port stop in Molokai on three occasions during its inaugural season. The first two visits were met by protesters on land, which had no effect according to protest organizers. On the third visit on Saturday, protesters decided to attempt to block the Safari Explorer from entering the harbor. After two hours, the 36-passenger Safari Explorer left without docking, moving on to its next port of call.
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Paddle Boarding Takes Off with Small Ship Adventure Cruises

Paddle Boarding
Paddle Boarding © InnerSea Discoveries

Ever heard of Paddleboarding? Paddle Boarding is one of the fastest growing water sports in the world. And “stand up paddle boarding is catching on aboard small ship cruises.

Originating in Polynesia, the sport has been popular in the South Pacific and Hawaii. The sport has begun to catch on in a perceivably unlikely location — Alaska. While Alaska may not be considered a natural location for this water sport, it’s perfect for the bays and coves that small ship cruises explore, due to the flatwater found in these areas. Another destinations where the sport is picking up steam is Mexico’s Sea of Cortez, where sea kayaks have been popular for years. And of course, you’ll find plenty of paddleboard enthusiasts off the coast of Hawaii.
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Where are the small ships on Christmas Day?

Merry Christmas to all who celebrate. And a good movie and chinese food to those who celebrate Hanukkah We have … Continue reading Where are the small ships on Christmas Day?