Future of cruise ship industry uncertain; CDC extends no-sail order through end of October

The Pride of America is anchored in March in Kailua Bay as visitors disembark a tour bus before catching a tender back out to the vessel. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)


Although the state welcomed back trans-Pacific travelers without quarantines to island airports on Thursday, provided arriving passengers have tested negative for COVID-19 in the previous 72 hours, the future of the cruise ship industry remains murky.