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Theme and Public Invitation for 81st National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Commemoration

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Date: November 22, 2022

HONOLULU – Pearl Harbor National Memorial, Navy Region Hawaii, and Pacific Historic Parks have announced the theme for this year’s National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Commemoration: Everlasting Legacy. This year marks the 81st commemoration of the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, and the subsequent entry of the United States into World War II.

The goal of the commemoration and supplemental events is to ensure that future generations will understand the everlasting legacy of those who perished and those who fought and sacrificed throughout the war. The commemoration also highlights the importance of the peace and reconciliation that we continue to reach for as we strive to create an improved future together. If you are:

  • A World War II Veteran or Pearl Harbor Survivor, or know of one interested in attending, please reach out to make sure we can include you in the designated veterans’ programs.

  • A member of the media interested in attending and covering the program, please RSVP so that we can get you a press packet, additional details, and prepare for your anticipated participation.

Members of the public please be advised that the event is open to the public and parking and seating are limited. More information will be shared at:,, and when it becomes available.

The USS Utah, Main December 7 Ceremony, and USS Oklahoma ceremonies will all be live-streamed and captioned for those interested in attending from the comfort of their own homes. Information and live-streamed events will be shared,, and

Last updated: December 8, 2023

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