2009 Pearl Harbor Day in Hawaii
December 7, 2009 will be the 68th anniversary of the 1941 Japanese
Attack on Pearl Harbor. Here are some of the 2009 events taking place in Hawaii and
other parts of the United States to honor and remember those who died during the attack.
Pearl Harbor Day Events in Hawaii
USS Arizona Pearl Harbor Day Ceremony
The United States National Parks Service and the United States Navy
will host joint memorial ceremony commemorating the 68th anniversary
of the attack on Pearl Harbor on Monday, December 7, 2009 on the
Naval Station Pearl Harborís Kilo Pier, from 7:40 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
The ceremony will include music by the Pacific Fleet Band, morning colors,
a Hawaiian blessing, a rifle salute by members of the U.S. Marine Corps,
wreath presentations, echo taps and recognition of the men and women who
survived that December 7, 1941, and those who made the ultimate sacrifice
for their country.
At 7:55 a.m. - the exact moment the Japanese attack began 68 years ago - a
moment of silence will be observed. The USS LAKE ERIE (CG 70) will render
honors to the USS Arizona. Military aircraft will fly over the memorial
in a "missing man" formation.
The event is free of charge and the general public is invited to attend.
The general public will be transported to the event on U.S. Navy shuttle
boats on a first come first served basis, between 6:20 a.m. and 7:00 a.m.
the visitors center will open at 5:30 a.m. For more information see
NPS Pearl Harbor Memorial Day Ceremony
Barbers Point Pearl Harbor Day Ceremony
In 2008 there was a ceremony the day before Pearl Harbor
Day at the Ewa Marine Corps Air Station (Ewa MCAS) in the
Barber's Point Golf Course Club House. Call
808-422-2771 if there will be another ceremony in 2009
and ask if the general public is invited.
Pearl Harbor Day Events Outside Hawaii
Arkansas 2009 Pearl Harbor Day Events
-Will there be a 2009 Jonesboro Pearl Harbor Day Ceremony?
California 2009 Pearl Harbor Day Events
The 75 foot tall Mount Diablo Aviation Beacon was built in 1928.
That beacon was turned off on December 7, 1941, the day of the
Pearl Harbor Attack on Pearl Harbor. It was never relit until
1964, when the Diablo Valley Pearl Harbor Survivors Association
started lighting one day a year, on December 7, in a memorial
ceremony for lives lost during the attack and the reminder of
world war II. For more information see
Mount Diablo Interpretive Association
Mount Diablo State Park
Mount Diablo State Park - Brochure and Map
Maryland 2009 Pearl Harbor Day Events
-Will there be a 2009 Baltimore Maritime Museum Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day event?
Massachusetts 2009 Pearl Harbor Day Events
-Will there be a 2009 Nantucket Whaling Museum Pearl Harbor Day Event?
Michigan 2009 Pearl Harbor Day Events
Great Lakes National Cemetery Pearl Harbor Memorial
Tennessee 2009 Pearl Harbor Day Events
There will be a Pearl Harbor Rally at Veterans Plaza, in Overton Park,
in Memphis Tennessee, the day before Pearl Harbor Day, on
December 6, 2009, begriming at about 2:00 p.m. The rally will
honor all veterans, and especially the veterans who survived
the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. The event is open to
the general public and veterans are encouraged to wear their
uniforms to the rally. For information about Overton Park see
Overton Park in Midtown Memphis
Texas 2009 Pearl Harbor Day Events
National Museum of the Pacific War
Washington DC 2009 Pearl Harbor Day Events
Wreath laying Ceremony at the U.S. Navy Memorial
Airman's Roll Call Remembers Pearl Harbor
68th Pearl Harbor Survivors Association Convention
Remembering Pearl Harbor Day in Hawaii
Planning a Day in Pearl Harbor
Other December Events in Hawaii
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