The attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, brought the United States of America fully into World War II. On this new military tour, visit important sites and memorials on the island of Oahu that focus on this time and attend special events commemorating the 80th anniversary of the attack. 

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 Memorial for the USS <i>Arizona</i>, Pearl Harbor, Oahu  The destruction of the USS <i>West Viriginia</i> at Pearl Harbor  The USS <i>Arizona</i> Memorial and USS <i>Missouri</i>. Credit: Hawaii Tourism/Tor Johnson  USS <i>Arizona</i> Memorial  View of the USS <i>Arizona</i> and memorial  USS <i>Arizona</i> anchor memorial  The USS <i>Arizona</i> Memorial and USS <i>Missouri</i>  The USS <i>Missouri</i>  American flags with USS <i>Missouri</I>  USS <i>Bowfin</i> submarine  Panorama of Pearl Harbor, Ford Island at center  USS <i>Missouri</i> and American fighters, Tokyo Bay, Japanese surrender of World War II  Iolani Palace, Honolulu  Waikiki Beach with Diamond Head in the background, Oahu

Pearl Harbor

Commemorating the 80th Anniversary

6 days from $5,695

The attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, brought the United States of America fully into World War II. On this new military tour, visit important sites and memorials on the island of Oahu that focus on this time and attend special events commemorating the 80th anniversary of the attack. 

or Call 855-330-1542

Accommodations

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Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach

Honolulu, Waikiki, Hawaii, United States

An oasis of tranquility just steps from the beach in the heart of Waikiki, the Alohilani Resort offers spacious rooms with balconies, an award-winning design, and two restaurants conceived by acclaimed Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto. Features include an open-air lobby, a 280,000 gallon Oceanarium, a saltwater infinity pool, and a destination pool deck with private cabanas. Situated on land once occupied by Queen Lili’uokalani the hotel is named after one of her beachside cottages, meaning “heavenly brightness” or “royal light,” and is committed to reforestation and returning indigenous trees to the Hawaiian Islands.

Number of nights: 5

Activity Level

Activity Level 2: Moderate

Expectations: Long touring days with many full-day motor coach excursions. Standing and walking for long periods of time during city tours, museum visits, and/or outdoor activities. Walking over sometimes difficult terrain (e.g. stairs aboard ships and a submarine which may be narrow and steep; elsewhere stairs without handrails; cobblestones; city hills; absence of elevators); some longer walks to get to city centers where coaches are prohibited. 

Appropriate for: Travelers who are physically fit and comfortable with longer days of touring (both walking tours and coach time.)

Reading List

Highly Recommended

DK Eyewitness Hawaii (Travel Guide)
By: DK Eyewitness
Hawaii
By: Michener, James A.
Air Raid--Pearl Harbor!: The Story of December 7, 1941
By: Taylor, Theodore

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Pearl Harbor: 75 Years Later: A Day of Infamy and Its Legacy
By: The Editors of LIFE
A Path to War: A Chronology of WWII in the Pacific
By: Newby, Mr. Frank C.
Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack
By: Twomey, Steve
24x36 World Wall Map by Smithsonian Journeys - Tan Oceans Special Edition (24x36 Laminated)
Travel Insurance

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