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Cross the International Date LIne?

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Does any know if the Hawaii & French Polynesia from Honolulu cruise actually crosses the International Date Line?  It's hard to tell from the little map when I compare it on Googlemaps.  Thanks.

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A lot will depend on the course taken, whether a rhumb line (constant heading) or great circle (shortest distance) course can change where the ship is on any day.  But, since Hawaii and French Polynesia are both on the East side of the date line, even if you crossed it, you would cross it twice between Hawaii and French Polynesia, so the ship will likely not acknowledge the date change.

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Thanks.  I just want to cross it, even if it's just a quick over and back.

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You will cross the dateline between Pago Pago, American Samoa and Fiji.  November 21st will be skipped and you will go straight from November 20th to November 22.  We did the same at the end of 2017.

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