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Online Reservations for Pearl Harbor Site Now Available

February 2, 2012, 7:24 am
by NPS Starting February 16, 2012, ticket reservations for the free 75-minute tour of the USS Arizona Memorial will be available online at In addition, online reservations will be available for the official WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument audio tour and the new Passport to Pearl Harbor, ...

Remembering Pearl Harbor

December 7, 2010, 8:26 am
Today, December 7, 2010, marks the 69th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Take a moment to honor the American members of the armed forces and civillians who lost their lives during the attack by watching this NPS YouTube video that includes a first-hand account from Archie Gregory, ...

Pearl Harbor Day Events

December 6, 2010, 9:16 am
December 7, 2010, marks the 69th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor and will also commemorate another historic milestone – the dedication of the new $56 million Pearl Harbor Visitor Center at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument. To commemorate these two historic milestones, a ...

Arizona Memorial tour boat service will halt for 5 days

January 29, 2010, 7:50 am
The National Park Service said tour boats for the USS Arizona Memorial won't be operating for most of next week because of construction work on the boat docks. The boats will be out of service from Monday through Friday. The park service yesterday said the visitor center's movie theater, museum, bookstore ...

Celebrate the Holidays in our Parks

December 17, 2009, 10:13 am
Here’s our roundup of holiday events at parks across the country.     Holiday Homecoming at Great Smoky Mountains National Park, NC          On Saturday, December 19, Great Smoky Mountains National Park will host a Holiday Homecoming at the Oconaluftee Visitor Center and the Mountain Farm Museum. Enjoy historical demonstrations and holiday music ...

Pearl Harbor vets honored on 68th anniversary of attack

December 8, 2009, 7:22 am
About 2,000 people and 55 Pearl Harbor survivors attended this morning's 68th anniversary commemoration of the Dec. 7, 1941 attack. The ceremony at Kilo Pier — with a moment of silence at 7:55 a.m., the start of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor — saw survivors place wreaths for the ships that took the ...

Program announced for 68th commemoration of Pearl Harbor attack

November 30, 2009, 7:26 am
The theme of the 68th anniversary of the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on O'ahu is But Not in Shame: The Aftermath of Pearl Harbor. The National Park Service and the U. S. Navy will host a joint memorial ceremony commemorating the anniversary of the attack at 7:40 a.m. on Dec. 7th at Pearl ...

Things Slow At Hawaii's National Parks

November 21, 2008, 5:55 am
On our recent trip to Hawaii we had a feeling that things were less busy than usual. Now there are some numbers to back up our hunch: The national parks in the state saw a drop in attendance of more than 50,000 visitors during the month of ...

Pearl Harbor Project Aims to Expand Facilities, Knowledge

November 6, 2008, 7:50 am
U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye said over the past 17 years, he has been troubled by a sad fact. The Hawai'i Democrat, who lost his right arm charging an enemy machine gun nest in World War II and later received the Medal of Honor, said a national poll was conducted ...

Arizona Memorial Supervisor Named

September 17, 2008, 11:09 am
Paul DePrey, a seven-year veteran of the National Park Service, has been chosen as the next superintendent of the USS Arizona Memorial. DePrey is expected to arrive at the park in October and will immediately begin planning the Dec. 7, 1941 remembrance observance and the groundbreaking for the new visitor ...