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 WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument. Interested commercial transportation companies may submit a complete CUA Application Packet.
The 2018 CUA Application Packet is now available. Please contact VALR commercial services to receive it.
These are the authorized commercial transportation providers for WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument. This list is updated quarterly.
Special Performances, Events, and Ceremonies
The Pearl Harbor Visitor Center offers a wide range 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, the 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 Monument was established. The Monument 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:
- The activity will not impair park values, resources, and visitor enjoyment.
- There is a meaningful association between the park area and the event.
- The event contributes to visitor understanding of the park’s significance.
To apply, click here to download a Special Use Permit Application. Submit applications and questions to e-mail us. Please 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.**
All commercial filming activities require a permit. Commercial filming involves the digital or film recording of a visual image or sound recording by person, business or other entity for a market audience. This includes recordings such as those used for a documentary, news magazine, television or feature film, advertisement, or similar project.
Click here for the commercial filming application and "Permitting Process Document." The application includes further instructions, including the other components required for the complete application package. All documentation required in the package must be received by our office at least 10 business days prior to filming, to allow adequate time to review, process, and schedule the proposed filming. The Commercial Services office email and phone number is available on the application.
Email us with any additional CUA or permit inquiries.