Norwegian Sends Pride of America to Sea as Hurricanes Approach

pride of americaNorwegian Cruise Line ( has modified the itinerary of Pride of America's current cruise in preparation for the arrival of Hurricanes Iselle and Julio in the Pacific.

In a statement, the line said: “To avoid the path of the storm, Pride of America will depart Nawiliwili, Kauai on Thursday at 7 p.m. and spend the day at sea on Friday.” The ship’s normal schedule is to spend the day on Friday at Kauai, departing at 5 p.m.

Norwegian also gave an update for those concerned about the next cruise scheduled to depart from Honolulu. “At this time we anticipate embarkation for Pride of America’s August 9 sailing will take place as scheduled."

The line said the safety and security of guests and crew is of the utmost importance and that it is monitoring both tropical storms closely.

Should there be any updates, they will be posted on