Other Oahu Sites

Fitting a Pearl Harbor Tour in to Your Schedule

By: Mark Loproto

It’s not easy finding time for everything you want to do during your Oahu vacation. With so much to do on the island in the limited time available—from adventures through... Read More

Considerations When Choosing a Pearl Harbor Tour

By: Mark Loproto

Pearl Harbor tours come in all shapes and sizes. Some take under five hours, others can run upwards of 11. There are those that visit every attraction and those that... Read More

Pearl Harbor and Circle Island Combo Tour

By: Mark Loproto

Not everyone can take more than a few days off to enjoy the Hawaiian Islands. Most of us are at the mercy of jobs and other responsibilities that keep us... Read More

Hop Aboard the Waikiki Trolley!

By: Mark Loproto

There are many ways to get around on the beautiful island of Oahu, but the Waikiki Trolley is without a doubt the most scenic. The Waikiki Trolley operates several different... Read More

Beyond Pearl Harbor: Other Oahu Activities

By: Mark Loproto

A trip to Oahu isn’t complete without a visit to the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument to explore the history of Pearl Harbor. The devastating surprise... Read More

The History of the Opana Radar Site

By: Mark Loproto

Nearly an hour before the attack on Pearl Harbor unfolded, there was activity brewing at a small radar site located on the North Shore of Oahu. The Opana Radar Site... Read More

Learning About the Military Airfields of Oahu

By: Mark Loproto

Toward the end of the First World War, the United States began to focus on strengthening its defense of the West Coast. Having had virtually no military presence in the... Read More

Smith’s Union Bar – USS Arizona’s Watering Hole

By: Kellar Ellsworth

When most people think of Hawaii, they think of sun-drenched beaches, breathtaking waterfalls, water sports, and swaying palm trees. But Hawaii is also home to a lot of history, including... Read More

Honouliuli National Monument: A Reminder of World War II Internment

By: Mark Loproto

Not long after the United States suffered the loss of 2,403 lives in under two hours on the island of Oahu, a cold wind of anger tainted by prejudice washed... Read More

December 7, 1941 – The Other Oahu Targets

By: Mark Loproto

On December 7th, 1941, a striking force of the Imperial Japanese Navy launched a surprise attack on the Pearl Harbor naval base on Oahu. During the course of the two-hour... Read More

Facts About Punchbowl National Cemetery

By: Mark Loproto

Where can you go to pay your respects to the thousands of individuals who fought for the protection of the United States? War memorials exist throughout the nation, including the... Read More

The Heroes of Marine Corps Air Station Ewa

By: Mark Loproto

Not every hero of December 7th, 1941 was made within the confines of Pearl Harbor. While most of the Japanese attention was focused on the eight battleships moored along Battleship... Read More

A Visit to the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

By: Mark Loproto

When planning your tropical escape to Hawaii, chances are you never considered that you might somehow wind up contemplating history over the grave of an American service member you never... Read More