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Cruise ship diverts to Oahu for repairs after engine fire

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The cruise ship Grand Princess was docked at Pier 2 in Honolulu on Tuesday. Electrical problems in an engine room prompted the ship to bypass a port call in Hilo and head to Honolulu for assessments and repairs.

The cruise ship Grand Princess docked Tuesday morning in Honolulu Harbor for repairs after a small fire in an engine room led to loss of power at sea. After the ship experienced electrical problems about 20 miles off Hilo on Monday morning with 2,592 passengers aboard, a decision was made to bypass a port callthere. Read more

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