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Visiting the Pearl Harbor Historic Sites

There are over 1.5 million visitors to the USS Arizona Memorial yearly. If you are planning to visit Pearl Harbor, we will provide the Best Pearl Harbor Tours which include the USS Arizona Memorial, USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park, the Battleship Missouri Memorial, and the Pacific Aviation Museum. A tribute to the 1,177 crew members who died on the USS Arizona during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Welcome to the official website commemorating National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day and the 76th anniversary of the attack on the island of Oahu.

On your way back, you will have a Historic Honolulu tour, get to visit the Iolani Palace, Kamehameha Statue, Civic Center and the Punchbowl National Cemetery of the Pacific as you travel back to Waikiki. To finalize this experience, you will tour the Pacific Aviation Museum with an expert guide (fee for admission included) and afterward visit Hawaii’s Army Museum where you will view the military hardware -tanks, guns, and helicopters. 21, 2017 file photo shows the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

Roughly half of the 2335 US soldiers that died during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor were aboard the USS Arizona. December 7, 1941, is the day Pearl Harbor, Hawaii was attacked by the Japanese. 1,300 free boat tickets are issued by the National Park Service each day, and are available to walk-in visitors on a first-come, first-served basis or can be reserved in advance online at or by phone: 1-808-589-0456.

The USS Arizona Memorial was designed by Honolulu architect Alfred Preis Built in 1962, the structure straddles the wreck of the ship, which remains where it sank just off of Ford Island after it was hit with 1,760-pound armor-piercing projectiles during the first 15 minutes of the attack on December 7, 1941. Lisa Kubota, who first reported the news for Hawaii News Now noted that the National Park Service first suspended the ferry that takes visitors to the memorial on May 6 after someone noticed a crack in the memorial. We understand the unfortunate nature of the USS Arizona Memorial closure during this period and ask visitors to understand that their safety is our primary concern,” the statement reads.

Needless to say, Arizona went down soon after with no chance to save it. Today, the hull of the USS Arizona remains at the bottom of the harbor and has become more of a Pearl Harbor memorial.

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