Pacific Historic Parks Blog
When Is The USS Arizona Memorial Closed? 0
My USS Arizona Memorial boat tour was cancelled due to bad weather. What should I do?
If your USS Arizona Memorial boat tour was cancelled because of bad weather, you still have several options available to you to explore the rest of Pearl Harbor National Memorial and the Visitor Center.
The Crater As An Outdoor Classroom 2As a service learning site, the crater allows students to work with park staff on plant restoration projects that incorporate lessons in ecology. This is a great opportunity for students to build upon their resume, meet other passionate people within the community, and give back to the 'aina.
When Is It Appropriate To Gift An American Flag 1If you haven't owned an American flag before, it's difficult to know when is the appropriate time to gift a flag. You often see flags displayed prominently outside of homes or schools, but they're also commonly displayed indoors on shelves in a beautiful shadowbox (a triangular case for a folded flag).
How To Teach World War II - The Attack On Pearl Harbor 0How do you effectively teach war? Namely, how do you teach the Attack On Pearl Harbor? Do you as the teacher understand why Pearl Harbor happened? Can you interpret the facts and keep the students engaged?
Unique Gifts For Memorial Day From Pearl Harbor National Memorial 0At Pearl Harbor National Memorial, we have several gift ideas that are perfect for Memorial Day. Plus, since these items are shipped from Hawaii, these gifts become that much more special.
Gifts For Armed Forces Day From Pearl Harbor National Memorial 0Pearl Harbor National Memorial has a wonderful collection of beautiful gifts that are perfect for any soldier (or Veteran) that you know. All of these items ship from Hawaii, which just makes this list extra special.
Wounded Veterans Diving At Pearl Harbor National Memorial 0Wounded Veterans in Parks (WVIP) is an innovative program supported jointly by PHP and the NPS to re-engage with our service members and allow them to renew their commitment to our country with specific, mission focused scuba diving operations.
The Perfect Gift For A Veteran's Or Soldier's Mother's Day 0Shopping for Mother's Day can be difficult, but what happens when your precious Mother is a veteran? Roses, cakes and handmade gifts are great and all, but sometimes, you really want to make their gift really special.
Top 5 Pearl Harbor Souvenirs Recommended By Store Staff 0
It happens all the time.
You're in Hawaii looking for that perfect souvenir or gift to bring back home so that you'll remember this trip forever.
The Pearl Harbor bookstore is just one of many souvenir shops you'll run into while traveling Hawaii, but its contents are singular.
Book Of The Day - All The Gallant Men By Donald Stratton 0
There's something to be said about a book that grabs your gut and never lets you go.
Donald Stratton's personal account of the "day of infamy" is one such book. As 1 of the 335 survivors assigned to the USS Arizona, All The Gallant Men is a haunting account of a man who not only survived this devastating attack, but reenlisted to continue the battle in the Pacific.