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The Most Worry-Free Pearl Harbor Tour

April 30, 2019 ·  
When you book a tour or other adventure in Hawaii, it’s easy to find yourself overwhelmed by details. What about food? How are you going to get to your destination? Will you get to see and do everything you want? These questions can be especially important when you're considering the different Pearl Harbor tour options. […]
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Hands-On with History

April 18, 2019 ·  
We all absorb information in different ways. Some can read through pages of textbooks and come away with a wealth of new knowledge. Others may require visual or audio aids. Then there are those who respond best to interactive exhibits and displays. The ability to get hands-on with history is an effective means of becoming […]
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Organizing Your Visit to Pearl Harbor

January 01, 2019 ·  
You're coming to Hawaii, and near the top of your list of things to do while you're here is a visit to Pearl Harbor. There's a lot to see at the historic naval base, so it's a good idea to plan out the day so you get the most out of your time there. Where […]
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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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Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park: Outdoor Exhibits

August 01, 2018 ·  
One of the main attractions of the Pearl Harbor Historic Sites is the USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park. In addition to the iconic submarine herself, the site features an indoor museum with artifacts and memorabilia from many different US submarines. Outside, there are more exhibits and artifacts. These are some of the fascinating things […]
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Touring the USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park

May 25, 2018 ·  
One of the most popular sites at Pearl Harbor is located right next to the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. In addition to an impressive vessel, it features are both indoor and outdoor exhibits, as well as a waterfront memorial to the 52 submarines and over 3500 men who perished during World War II. Read on […]
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USS Bowfin – 75 Years, 9 Million Visitors Later

April 26, 2018 ·  
In late April, 2018, the USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park welcomed its nine millionth visitor, a milestone that proves the world hasn't forgotten the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor and the war that followed. Guest number nine million was part of a family who came all the way from Australia, and the […]
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Operation Barney: Revenge for a Lost Submarine

April 23, 2018 ·  
Today, the Bowfin submarine is a museum ship and memorial park, one of the Pearl Harbor Historic Sites. Launched one year to the day after the attack on Pearl Harbor, she spent the next two and a half years living up to her nickname, the Pearl Harbor Avenger. Her ninth—and final—World War II patrol was as […]
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Is Pearl Harbor Accessible for People with Disabilities?

February 13, 2018 ·  
On December 7, 1941, a fleet of Japanese fighters and bombers flew into Hawaiian airspace, with the US naval base at Pearl Harbor as its primary target. The two-hour attack was a tragedy forever ingrained in American history. Today, this world-changing event and the war that followed are explored at the World War II Valor […]
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A Visit to Pearl Harbor Even the Kids Will Enjoy

January 14, 2018 ·  
Visiting Pearl Harbor includes dealing with some heavy themes that some parents may worry are too much for their kids. From the losses suffered that day to the war that followed, it can difficult for younger minds to fully comprehend, but that doesn’t mean they can’t get the most out of a visit to Pearl […]
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