The Sapphire Princess

The Sapphire Princess

Princess Cruises Sapphire Princess stopped in to Honolulu Harbor yesterday during the first of its 7 port calls to Hawaii this year. The Sapphire Princess is a regular visitor to Honolulu, sailing into the islands during the winter months. During the summer this ship cruises in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest coast.

The Sapphire Princess was built in Japan in 2004. She is 951 feet long, is 18 decks high and can carry up to 2,670 passengers and 1,000 crew. She was berthed at Honolulu Harbor’s Pier 2. She next returns on March 4.

Sapphire Princess & Queen Elizabeth
The Sapphire Princess tied up at Honolulu Harbor’s Pier 2 while Cunard Line’s new Queen Elizabeth enters the harbor channel.


Melvin Ah Ching is a photographer, consultant, blogger, desktop publisher, and computer enthusiast living and working in Hawaii. The Hawaii Files have been online since 2006.