I'm a bit confused by your post. Which cruise line has a better ship? Also Princess does a 14 out of San Pedro have you looked at that one? Does Either Celebrity or HAL cruises include cruising mount kilauea, not all cruises include that. Kilauea is an active volcano I heard it's beautiful when the cruise ships cruise by it at night. Anyway I hope that helped you. I took a Celebrity cruise to Alaska and I found it lacking in day time activities. Also the food on this cruise was horrible.
A lot of people love the food on Celebrity cruises so it is possible that my cruise was just unlucky. But the prime rib was tough!! How the heck do you mess up Prime Rib?? Filet Mignon sure it's a very lean cut. By Prime Rib is nice an juicy and difficult to screw up.