• A unique perspective - visitors look down upon the USS Arizona

    World War II Valor in the Pacific

    National Monument HI,AK,CA

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  • Park Closure due to Tropical Storm Ana

    The USS Arizona Memorial, museums, theaters and ticket counter and snack shop will be closed Saturday, October 18, 2014. The Pearl Harbor Visitor Center bookstore and grounds will remain open until 2pm. The park will remain closed Sunday, October 19, 2014

  • Shrine Room Closed

    The Shrine Room of the USS Arizona Memorial will be closed for construction for approximately 5 weeks. Access to the USS Arizona Memorial will still be available during this time and viewing of the construction will be visible.

Photos & Multimedia

Please explore this section of the side to experience the various media that help us preserve and share stories of Pearl Harbor and the Pacific War. Here you can access photos, blogs, and videos! Check back often for updates.

 
New Artifact Donation
Very rare piece of a Japanese plane (Japanese Type 00 Carrier Fighter ("Zero")) that crashed at Fort Kamehameha December 7, 1941. Donated by Damon Senaha to the National Park Service.
Photo taken by: Daniel Martinez, NPS Historian
 

New Artifact Donation!

World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument relies primarily citizens like Damon Senaha from Hawaii donating family heirlooms, memorabilia, photographs, and diaries to tell the Pacific War story. Mr. Senaha purchased this very rare piece of a Japanese plane (Japanese Type 00 Carrier Fighter ("Zero") that crashed at Fort Kamehameha December 7, 1941 on Ebay and donated to the National Park Service. Pilot Takeshi Hirano from the carrier Akagi perished in the crash and the planes was by Military Intelligence. Mr. Senaha's generous gift will be accessioned into our permanent collection and become available for research and exhibition after it is accessed by a professional conservator and appropriately cared for.

 
Japanese Plane

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The bond between USS Arizona shipmates went beyond being comrades; there were 37 sets of brothers assigned to the USS Arizona on December 7, 1941.