Norwegian Cruise Line said that because of high demand, prices for Hawaii cruises will increase an average of 10%, starting Jan. 1.

Because the 2,124-passenger Pride of America is a U.S.-flagged ship, it can sail the Hawaiian Islands without visiting a foreign port. “As a result of this unique offering, there is strong ongoing demand for the ship,” Norwegian CEO Kevin Sheehan said.

As previously reported, the Pride of America will be refurbished in March.

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