Tag: USS Arizona Memorial

Hawaii place names: Pearl Harbor/Pearl City

The vast majority of neighborhoods and towns in Hawaii are known by their traditional native Hawaiian names. The literal translations of those Hawaii place names tend to reflect unique aspects of the areas they represent. We here at the HAT Blog have always found it unusual that Hawaii’s most popular visitor attraction, Pearl Harbor – […]

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YES! Walk the reopened USS Arizona Memorial!

More than a year after being closed to the public for repairs, the reopens on Sunday, September 1. Its closure was a significant blow to the National Parks Service, which operates the memorial, and to the many Oahu visitors who were unable to experience the solemn reverence of it. An average of 4000 visited each […]

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Consider the USS Arizona an Essential Part of Your Hawaii Vacation

Plan on it. It’s Hawaii’s most visited attraction for a reason. The USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor on Oahu lures 1,500,000 people a year, and nobody leaves the experience unmoved or uninspired. Plan on a half-day, and make it in the morning as early as you can (from 7:30). The later you arrive, the […]

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