USS Oklahoma Memorial

Best Pearl Harbor Tours for History Buffs

By: Mark Loproto

While it's true that every Pearl Harbor tour is great for anyone interested in history, some offer more than others. Someone who considers themselves a real history buff may not... Read More

A Complete Guide to Pearl Harbor Tours

By: Mark Loproto

To get the most of your time at Pearl Harbor, an organized tour is highly recommended. It’s the most efficient way to explore the history of December 7, 1941. To... Read More

New Ships To Bear the Names Arizona and Oklahoma

By: Mark Loproto

It’s been over 75 years since a US Navy ship named USS Arizona or USS Oklahoma was in service. After being destroyed during the Pearl Harbor attack on December 7, 1941,... Read More

Why a Pearl Harbor Tour Provides the Most Information

By: Mark Loproto

There are many reasons to visit Pearl Harbor. At the top on the list is to pay respects to the more than 2,400 brave Americans who died in the December... Read More

Why Pay for a Pearl Harbor Tour?

By: Mark Loproto

One of the first pieces of information about visiting Pearl Harbor you're likely to come across is that tickets for the Pearl Harbor National Memorial, including the USS Arizona Memorial... Read More

Pearl Harbor Tours from Ko Olina

By: Mark Loproto

When you start comparing the various official Pearl Harbor tours, you’re going to find that most of them originate in Waikiki. This makes sense, since the majority of hotels are... Read More

Popular Pearl Harbor Tours for 2019

By: Mark Loproto

Knowing which Pearl Harbor tours are the most popular isn’t about following the herd. There's a reason some tours attract more guests than others. There are many great tours of... Read More

Pearl Harbor Sites Get a New Name

By: Mark Loproto

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... Read More

Organizing Your Visit to Pearl Harbor

By: Mark Loproto

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... Read More

Should I Cancel My Visit to Pearl Harbor If It Rains?

By: Kellar Ellsworth

Pearl Harbor, one of the most historically significant sites in the United States, is also located in one of the most beautiful places in the world: on the Hawaiian island... Read More

Don’t Miss These Pearl Harbor Photo Ops

By: Mark Loproto

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.... Read More

Pearl Harbor Mystery: Where Is USS Oklahoma?

By: Mark Loproto

The early morning quiet of a routine December Sunday on Oahu was shattered when aircraft of the Imperial Japanese Navy came screaming over Pearl Harbor and launched one of the... Read More

Pearl Harbor Then and Now

By: Mark Loproto

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... Read More

Know Before You Go: Pearl Harbor Essentials Pt. 2

By: Mark Loproto

As you prepare for your journey back to 1941, to the day when the United States felt a stunned sorrow over the loss of 2,403 American lives, you’ll want to... Read More

Honoring the 429: The USS Oklahoma Memorial

By: Mark Loproto

On December 7th, 1941, the United States suffered a tragic blow when a fleet of Japanese aircraft flew into Oahu’s airspace and launched a deadly assault on the naval base... Read More

What is the Passport to Pearl Harbor?

By: Mark Loproto

When you do some online research about Pearl Harbor and the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, you may come across mention of a “Passport to Pearl... Read More

Your Pearl Harbor Agenda

By: Mark Loproto

On December 7th, 1941, Japanese fighters and bombers swooped in on Pearl Harbor, devastating airfields and mighty battleships lined up at Battleship Row. The attack is such an important part... Read More

The History of the USS Oklahoma

By: Mark Loproto

Take a trip through the World War II Valor in the Pacific Pearl Harbor National Monument and you’ll find yourself exploring standing dedications to the Battleship Missouri and the sunken... Read More

The USS Arizona Memorial and the USS Oklahoma Memorial

By: Alison

Visitors from all over the globe come to see the USS Arizona Memorial and the USS Oklahoma Memorial at Pearl Harbor. These two memorials honor the brave crewmen who tragically lost their lives during... Read More