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Top 5 Pearl Harbor Souvenirs Recommended By Store Staff

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

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.

The 5 BEST Harley-Davidson + Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Gifts

The 5 BEST Harley-Davidson + Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Gifts 0

Harley-Davidson fans are unique. They are one-of-a-kind. Just like those Harley-Davidson bikes that catch your eye no matter where you are in the world. People stop to look as someone VROOMS by because of one big reason.
Folding Origami Cranes Of Peace At Pearl Harbor - A Fun And Free Activity For The Whole Family

Folding Origami Cranes Of Peace At Pearl Harbor - A Fun And Free Activity For The Whole Family 0

If you have the chance to visit Pearl Harbor on one of these Saturdays, I highly recommend this free and educational activity for all ages:

  • Learn how to fold an origami crane
  • Receive a folded crane with a handwritten message of peace from Japan
  • Hear the emotional story of Sadako Sasaki and her determination to fold 1,000 origami cranes to live for a 1,000 years.
How To Book Free USS Arizona Memorial Tickets

How To Book Free USS Arizona Memorial Tickets 0

Getting your free USS Arizona Memorial tickets can be confusing. With so many channels of information from tour companies, travel agencies and social media, we wanted to lay it all out for you.
Is Pearl Harbor Open? (I heard a rumor they're closed!)

Is Pearl Harbor Open? (I heard a rumor they're closed!) 0

Long story short: yes! Pearl Harbor is open and has not closed despite the government shutdown or the damage to the USS Arizona Memorial's ramp.

Here's what you need to know though: