I'm pretty sure that a cruiseship that my folks were on (out of Hawaii) stopped there a few years back...
That book really did make it all seem very interesting.
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"