USS Arizona Memorial


Your Time Aboard the USS Arizona Memorial

By: Mark Loproto

For many travelers to Oahu, visiting Pearl Harbor is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Even if you’re not a big history buff, it's still a place of great significance. Now that the... Read More

Visitors Return to the USS Arizona Memorial

By: Mark Loproto

After a period of repairs that lasted 15 months, visitors to Pearl Harbor will finally be able to return to the USS Arizona Memorial, beginning on September 1, 2019. The... Read More

USS Arizona Memorial Reopens to Visitors

By: Mark Loproto

Undergoing critical repairs since May of 2018, the USS Arizona Memorial has been closed to the public. Beginning on September 1, 2019, visitors will once again be able to board... Read More

The US Navy Pearl Harbor Shuttle Boats

By: Mark Loproto

Standing on the shoreline at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, you see that you’re separated from the USS Arizona Memorial by a stretch of water. Though you know that the... Read More

The USS Arizona Memorial Is Closed. Now What?

By: Mark Loproto

In a perfect world, we would never have to worry about site closures and inclement weather. Unfortunately, these are things that we occasionally do have to deal with. It can... Read More

What Is the Pearl Harbor Memorial Theater?

By: Mark Loproto

When you go on a Pearl Harbor tour, you see some of the most iconic locations on the island of Oahu. From the USS Arizona Memorial to the Pearl Harbor... 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

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

Naval Terminology: Manning the Rail

By: Bruce Danforth

Every branch of the United States Military has its own traditions. For the US Navy, Manning the Rail is an old practice that has gained special meaning at Pearl Harbor.... Read More

Mapping the Depths of Pearl Harbor

By: Mark Loproto

What’s the best method of exploring the waters of Pearl Harbor to see what may lie below the surface? A research submersible is an option, but the manpower and hours... Read More

USS Arizona Memorial Rated #5 Landmarks – US

By: Bruce D.

The same week that the USS Arizona Memorial had to close because of damage to its dock, TripAdvisor released the Traveler's Choice awards for 2015.  The USS Arizona Memorial ranked... Read More

The USS Arizona Memorial Commemorates What?

By: Daniel Garcia

This is a good question because the answer has changed over the years.  The original plan was that the USS Arizona Memorial commemorates the men who died on the USS Arizona. That... Read More

Tips for visiting the USS Arizona Memorial

By: J. Owen

Visiting the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor is an important trip, especially for Americans. This is the place where the United States was attacked and brought into World War II.... Read More

Arizona Memorial

By: J. Owen

The Arizona Memorial is a monument built on top of the sunken battleship USS Arizona. It was built in 1962 as a memorial to 1,177 men who died on the... Read More

USS Arizona Memorial

By: J. Owen

Visit the USS Arizona Memorial The USS Arizona Memorial is located at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.  The memorial is built on top of the sunken Battleship USS Arizona located on Battleship Row... Read More