The Pearl Harbor area was designated a national historic landmark in 1964 for its strategic importance related to the United States’ annexation of Hawai’i, and for the December 7, 1941, Japanese attack during World War II.
Pearl Harbor has enough attractions to fill an entire day. We understand time is precious on your Hawaiian vacation, so we offer numerous packages ranging from about 4 hours to 13 hours. The USS Arizona Memorial, Pearl Harbor’s most popular historical site, hosts a program that takes about 75 minutes to complete.
The Japanese attack had several major aims. First, it intended to destroy important American fleet units, thereby preventing the Pacific Fleet from interfering with Japanese conquest of the Dutch East Indies and Malaya and to enable Japan to conquer Southeast Asia without interference.
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Today, it is home to the USS Arizona Memorial , the Battleship Missouri, the Pacific Aviation Museum , and other must-see places. However, Pearl Harbor is more than just a reminder of the past. It is also a working Joint Naval and Air Force base.