Heavy Rain and Wind Closes the Memorial
Contact: Eileen Martinez, 808-422-2771 X 124
Due to heavy rain and wind on the island of Oahu, the USS Arizona Memorial Visitor Center and Museum are closed for the day. Weather permitting, tours will resume Friday, December 12. Visitor center hours are 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. The first tour to the memorial begins at 7:45 a.m. and the last tour begins at 3:00 p.m.
Did You Know?
There were 1.4 million gallons of fuel on the USS Arizona when she sank. Over 60 years later, approximately nine quarts still surfaces from the ship each day. Some Pearl Harbor survivors have referred to the oil droplets as "Black Tears."