A Commercial Use Authorization (CUA) is required for commercial transportation companies that convey visitors for a direct or indirect fee into and/or out of the Pearl Harbor National Memorial. Interested commercial transportation companies may submit a complete CUA Application Packet.
Special Performances, Events, and Ceremonies
The Pearl Harbor Visitor Center offers visitors a place to connect with national, international, and personal histories of World War II in the Pacific, ranging from events leading to the December 7, 1941 attack on Oʻahu, to continued peace and reconciliation. Special events are authorized under a Special Use Permit (SUP) when they fall within the scope and purpose for which the memorial was established. The memorial is a “place of remembrance and contemplation of the nature of war and the sacrifices of those who lost their lived during the Pacific War.”
Events authorized through permit must meet the following criteria:
To apply, download a Special Use Permit Application. Please e-mail us to submit applications or to ask questions about this process. Allow 5 business days for the processing of completed permit applications. Only completed applications will be considered. Applications may be denied due to the lack of sufficient time to review, process, and schedule.
**A permit is not required for a visitor's personal, noncommercial filming and photography activities within normal visitor center hours.**
Last updated: September 6, 2019