Junior Rangers Meet Pearl Harbor Survivors
Contact: Eileen Martinez, 808-422-2771 X 124
This Saturday, April 26, 2008, young people visiting the USS Arizona Memorial Visitor Center will have the opportunity to meet Pearl Harbor Survivors and explore historical objects from the USS Arizona. In celebration of National Junior Ranger Day, kids 7 -12 years old are invited to attend one of two special programs offered Saturday morning at 9:00 and 10:00 A.M. Programs are 45 minutes in length, with the option of a visit to the memorial following the junior ranger activity. Tickets will be set aside for those kids and families that participate.
Kids will earn a junior ranger badge and receive a coloring book, commemorative button and certificate. Free to the public. Please call 808-422-2771 for more information and to sign up.
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."