Pearl Harbor obits

Pearl Harbor Survivor “Uncle Al” Rodrigues Dies at 99

By: Bruce Danforth

Kauai native Alfred B. Rodrigues, Sr., known to everyone he met as "Uncle Al," passed away on February 24, 2019. The 99-year-old World War II veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor was... Read More

In Memoriam: Pearl Harbor Survivors We Lost in 2018

By: Mark Loproto

Each year, the number of living survivors of the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor grows smaller and smaller, making it more important than ever to hear and share... Read More

Oldest Pearl Harbor Survivor Has Died at 106

By: Mark Loproto

Ray Chavez, the oldest Pearl Harbor survivor, passed away peacefully in his sleep on November 21, 2018. He was 106. According to his daughter Kathleen Chavez, the veteran’s health had... Read More

Pearl Harbor Survivor James Bilotta Passes Away at 98

By: Mark Loproto

Many of the men who survived the tragic events of December 7, 1941 would spend their lives recounting the trials of not just that day, but the War in the... Read More