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.
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. 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)