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Oahu is home to one of the most significant and treasured pieces of American history, the USS Arizona Memorial. With more than a million visitors a year showing their somber respect to the gallant men entombed in her broken hull, a visit to the USS Arizona Memorial is one of the most popular things to do in Hawaii.
Many people who come to Hawaii want to experience the many spots which memorialize the achievements or sacrifices made by people for a common good. These 3 Hawaii memorials are the ones that mean the most to us. Check out our 3 must see Hawaii memorials!
The best way to get a feel for the different personalities of Hawaii’s islands is to take a trip around them. Tours of Oahu will have you feeling like you’ve been on the island for years! Discover the advantages to taking tours in this blog post.
Is visiting the historic sites of Pearl Harbor something you have to do on your trip to Hawaii? Well to make the most out of your experience you should go with Pearl Harbor tours!
Pearl Harbor is the most famous historic landmark in Hawaii. Site of the Japanese surprise attack on December 7, 1941, a visit to this solemn place is a vacation “must do” for many. Here’s a look at why Pearl Harbor tours are a great way to go.
The USS Arizona Memorial will be celebrating it’s golden anniversary of remembering fallen heroes this Memorial Day weekend. Since it’s dedication on May 30, 1962 over 50 million visitors have stepped onto the solemn structure, and the monument has become one of Hawaii’s most recognizable and visited sites. After 50 years, and 100 million feet, the structure is in need of restoration work.
Pearl Harbor will play host to the Rim of the Pacific Exercises from June 29-August 3, 2012. This is the world’s largest international maritime exercise, conducted by a collaboration of several nations around the world, including Australia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, France, India and Indonesia. Their goal? To prepare and train for all eventuality in aquatic combat. Who will participate in RIMPAC? Twenty-two [...]