Honolulu, capital of Hawaii – America's remotest island state located in the Pacific, is one of the country's most iconic tourist destinations. In large part this is due to the magnificent local dining, nightlife and shopping scene, complete with a marvelous beach lined with picturesque palms and high-rise hotels. Honolulu is also closely associated with the WWII history, namely the Pearl Harbor attack of 1941.

Walking Tours in Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, capital of Hawaii America's remotest island state located in the Pacific, is one of the country's most iconic tourist destinations. In large part this is due to the magnificent local dining, nightlife and shopping scene, complete with a marvel

Here's a must on Oahu if you're looking for an activity to do! ATV Movie Tour at Kualoa Ranch where they show you Jurassic Park, 50 First Dates, Lost TV Show, Godzilla, and Pearl Harbor film locations. Lots of fun with the family! | Wanderlustyle.com

Well, the ATV (All-Terrain-Vehicle) tour at Kualoa Ranch offers just that. Even better, you’re …

Firefighters direct a hose in a training exercise at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. In the years following the Pearl Harbor bombing, many civilian Hawaiian women contributed to the war effort.

Pearl Harbor Lady Firefighter Mystery Solved

Women fire fighters, Pearl Harbor, Dec 1941 This was not taken during the attack on Pearl Harbor but was taken during a training exercise during WWII. One of the ladies confirmed that on Dec. 1941 she was in church when the attack happened.

In the Attack on Pearl Harbor activity, students learn about the events that led up to the bombing of Pearl Harbor.

Attack on Pearl Harbor Teaching Guide

December 1941 Sailors stand among wrecked airplanes at Ford Island Naval Air Station as they watch the explosion of the USS Shaw in the background, during the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

At the Pearl Harbor Attack and other locations, the Japanese would often employ kesshi, or 'dare to die tactics.'

At the Pearl Harbor Attack and other locations, the Japanese would often employ kesshi, or 'dare to die tactics.'

Op 7 december 1941 pleegde Japan een verrassingshaven op Pearl Harbor op Hawaii. De aanval was bedoelt om de Amerikaanse vloot te vernietigen zodat de VS zwak op zee zou zijn. De haven werd aangevallen via gevechtsvliegtuigen en na deze gebeurtenis raakte de VS betrokken bij de Tweede wereld oorlog.

The destroyer USS Shaw explodes after being hit by bombs during the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, December (AP Photo)

USS Arizona, HA very humbling experience. God bless the USA!!

USS Arizona Memorial, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Recently performed at PearlHarbor/ Hickem AFB One of the most somber and moving places I've ever been

. Smoke clouds the sky over Pearl Harbor as two sailors crouch with their rifles on a pier at the submarine base, trying desperately to locate an enemy to fire upon, Dec. 7, 1941. Submarines berthed nearby are USS Tautog and USS Narwhal. (AP Photo)

Photos: Attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941

Smoke clouds the sky over Pearl Harbor as two sailors crouch with their rifles on a pier at the submarine base, trying desperately to locate an enemy to fire upon, Dec. Submarines berthed nearby are USS Tautog and USS Narwhal. The Associated Press

USS Missouri BB-63. --USS Missouri (BB 63) 11 Jun 1944 / 26 Feb 1955 Recommissioned in San Francisco 10 May 1986, decommissioned again 31 Mar 1992. Located 1,000 yards from the Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor, Missouri was opened as a museum 29 Jan. 1999.

So much fun touring this battle ship with the kids. USS Missouri Battleship now docked permanently as a museum at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

Picture of dramatic sinking of USS ARIZONA, with the loss of 1,177 lives, during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, the event that brought about U.S. involvement in World War II. The picture is taken looking from the side of the USS Arizona. To the left you can Number Two 14″/45 triple gun turret pointing forward. The supporting structure for the gun director tripod has collapsed and the tripod is tilting forward towards the front of the ship giving the wreck its…

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Spend an afternoon exploring the USS Bowfin Submarine a Balao-class submarine, located on Oahu inside the Pearl Harbor memorial | Things to do in Oahu / Family Travel / Oahu with Kids /  #HawaiiTravel #VisitOahu #OahuTravel

Spend an afternoon exploring the USS Bowfin Submarine a Balao-class submarine, located on Oahu inside the Pearl Harbor memorial | Things to do in Oahu / Family Travel / Oahu with Kids / #HawaiiTravel #VisitOahu #OahuTravel

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