April 14, 2017
Interment of USS Arizona Survivor Raymond Haerry
The National Park Service and the United States Navy will conduct the interment of USS Arizona Survivor Raymond Haerry from 5:00 to 6:00 PM on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at the USS Arizona Memorial. Haerry died on September 27, 2016 in West Warwick, R.I., aged 94.
March 15, 2017
Pearl Harbor Survivor Everett Hyland To Celebrate 94th Birthday
Pearl Harbor Survivor Everett Hyland turns 94 on Friday, and the public is invited to help celebrate. Join us at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center at 10:00 AM this Friday, March 17, to wish him a happy birthday.
December 02, 2016
Operations at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center on December 7
The National Park Service and the United States Navy will host the 75th Anniversary Commemoration, known as National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, on Wednesday, December 7, 2016. The commemoration will be held at Kilo Pier on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam from 7:45 AM to 9:15 AM.
October 12, 2016
Japanese Flag from WWII to be Donated to National Park Service
A hand-sewn Japanese flag that once flew over the ship where Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto gave the order to attack Pearl Harbor will be donated to WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument on Thursday, October 13.
September 27, 2016
USS Arizona Memorial programs impacted by military exercises
Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) will conduct operations with activities on September 28th and September 30th that will impact visitation to the USS Arizona Memorial at World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument.
July 26, 2016
Incident Review of Adverse Effect to Pearl Harbor CPO Bungalow 28
A report from the Pacific West Region examining the facts and circumstances surrounding the demolition of a historic bungalow that was part of the U.S. Naval Base Pearl Harbor National Historic Landmark.
June 24, 2016
USS Arizona Memorial Dock Replacement Timeline Extended
The timeline for the USS Arizona Memorial dock replacement, scheduled for June 13 through June 26, has been extended to June 28 due to a construction delay. Normal operations are anticipated to begin on Wednesday, June 29. Until then, visitors will not be able to disembark on the Memorial, but they will be taken on a boat ride to observe the Memorial and an interpretive talk will be provided.
June 08, 2016
Statement from VALR Superintendent Jacqueline Ashwell
In 2012, the National Park Service completed an environmental assessment to preserve, rehabilitate and restore the six Chief Petty Officer (CPO) bungalows on Ford Island for use by visitors and park administration. Subsequently, the National Park Service executed a programmatic agreement with the Hawaii State Historic Preservation Division and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation regarding the preservation of the historic CPO Bungalows. The park received funding in 2015 and began work in November 2015 on CPO Bungalow #28.
May 05, 2016
WWII Veteran to Receive His Service Medals 70 Years Later
After over 70 years, Charles Wolf will finally receive the medals he earned for his time in the service. The medals will be presented at 1:30 pm this Friday, May 6, at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center by Brigadier General Mark Spindler, the deputy director of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. No permits will be required for press coverage.