Discover Hawaii : Discover Hawaii 2014
To gain behind-the-scenes access, a variety of tours are available. These can be booked prior to leaving Australia with your travel agent. The Hawaiian Islands: O‘ahu 48 DISCOVER HAWAI‘I PEARL HARBOR SPOTLIGHT WHAT IS IT? Five historic sites honouring the events occurring at this National Historic Landmark in 1941 during WWII. WHERE IS IT? Central Oahu, approximately 30 minutes' drive from Waikīkī. WEBSITE nps.gov/valr/index.htm Pearl Harbor, named for the pearl oysters once harvested within its seas, is the largest natural harbour in Hawai'i, a World War II Valor in the Paci c National Monument and the only naval base in the United States to be designated a National Historical Landmark. Above left: USS Bowfn Submarine. USS Bowfn Submarine Museum & Park, Pearl Harbor. Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) / Kan Chew The devastating aerial attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 resulted in 2,390 dead and hundreds wounded, and drove the United States into World War II. The Pearl Harbor historic sites honour this history-changing event.
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