With all the news surrounding the 2011 Japanese Tsunami, it may be easy to forget that the same event triggered disruptions and damage on U.S. shores, namely in Hawaii. After canceling a stop in Kailua-Kona last week, Norwegian Cruise Line’s Pride of America is once again sailing to the port on the island’s west coast.
“We can come back quick,” says Hawaii’s Governor Neil Abercrombie. “We’re back in business. I don’t want information getting out to the mainland that we’re not open for business or that Hawaii is shut off.”
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