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Pearl Harbor Sites Get a New Name

March 15, 2019 ·  
Since 2008, many of the Pearl Harbor memorials and exhibits have been administered by the US National Park Service under the blanket of the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument. Then-President George W. Bush issued an executive order, creating a new monument that encompassed multiple sites across three states. In addition to […]
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Hawaiian Oysters Return to Pearl Harbor

February 19, 2019 ·  
Scientists at the University of Hawaii–Manoa, the United States Navy, and Oahu Waterkeeper have joined forces in an effort to clean up Pearl Harbor. Not the memorials and exhibits that thousands of people visit daily, preserving the memory of December 7, 1941, but the waters ton which the naval base sits. Keeping the waters of […]
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What Is the Pearl Harbor Remembrance Circle?

February 06, 2019 ·  
There are many sites and exhibits to see when you visit Pearl Harbor. From the moment you arrive at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, you’re surrounded by information of the Japanese assault of December 7, 1941. In addition to the museums and exhibits of the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, one […]
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Don't Miss These Pearl Harbor Photo Ops

September 13, 2018 ·  
When you go on a tour of Pearl Harbor and find yourself immersed in the history and surrounded by hundreds of other curious visitors, it’s very easy to feel overwhelmed. You want to see everything, experience it all, and walk away with every bit of knowledge about the attack. While absorbing all this information, it […]
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Dredging Up—and Blowing Up—Pearl Harbor's Past

July 30, 2018 ·  
Remnants from the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor are still being uncovered, despite the passage of 77 years since it unfolded. Recently, new discoveries have been made at the heart of where the attack took place, in the waters surrounding the wrecks of the battleship USS Arizona (BB-39) and battleship-turned-target-ship USS Utah (BB-31/AG-16). […]
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RIMPAC 2018 Kicks Off at Pearl Harbor

June 27, 2018 ·  
While many people associate Pearl Harbor with the surprise Japanese attack that occurred over 76 years ago, they sometimes forget that it is still an active military base, playing a vital role in the defense of the nation today. The very active military base is home to the US Pacific Fleet, which makes it the […]
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Pearl Harbor's New USS Missouri

January 30, 2018 ·  
Just off the southeastern coast of Ford Island, overlooking the wreckage of the USS Arizona and the memorial that stands above, sits a mighty battleship of the US Navy. The USS Missouri (BB-63) was commissioned into service in June of 1944, meaning she served just over a year in World War II, and yet she […]
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A Guide to the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center

December 19, 2017 ·  
It starts with a figurative step back in time. Arriving through the main entrance of the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, you come first to the Aloha Court. As the name implies, this is where you start your journey back to the 1940s. The Pearl Harbor Visitor Center is your first stop on your trek across […]
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Remembering Pearl Harbor - 76 Years Later

December 07, 2017 ·  
A droplet of oil spreads on the glassy surface of the harbor. Beneath it, a rusting wreckage, a memory of bombs, torpedoes, and machine gun fire. The destruction of the USS Arizona is among the most powerful images produced during the December 7, 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Each year, the World War II […]
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Pearl Harbor Then and Now

November 29, 2017 ·  
More than 75 years have passed since the devastating attack on Pearl Harbor. On the morning of December 7th, 1941, the American naval base awoke to the sound of gunfire and explosions, the signs of an attack it didn’t know was coming. Forces of the Imperial Japanese Navy, seeking to destroy or, at the very […]
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