Molokai Princess


About Molokai Princess


The Molokai Princess is a stable, 100 foot inter-island ship that ferries passengers between Lahaina Harbor and Kaunakakai Harbor. The Molokai Princess can cruise at speeds of more than 30 miles an hour, making her one of the fatest large ships on Maui. The Molokai Princess is also Coast Guard licensed for 149 passengers and is the primary vessel used for the ferry between the islands of Maui and Molokai. The ferry boat leaves Lahaina Harbor daily to Molokai, with return trips from Molokai back to Maui.


Operated by the Lahaina Cruise Company, the Molokai Princess is part of a fleet that has over 30 years of experience on Hawaiian waters.

Facts & Trivia

  • Island: Molokai
  • Duration: A one-way ferry boat ride from Maui to Molokai can take up to 90 minutes.
  • Amenities: Indoor and open-air decks (two stories), restrooms, life-saving devices and lifeboat.
  • Insider Tip: When the waters are choppy, head to the lower deck; when the waters are calm, enjoy the open-air deck.
  • Fun Fact: The 15-mile water channel between Maui and Molokai is known as the Pailolo Channel.