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Military Memorials on Oahu
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Photos and information about military memorials and monuments on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. Many Hawaii visitors like to plan a day around visiting one or more of these Hawaii military monuments on Memorial Day, Flag Day, Veteran's Day, and Pearl Harbor Day.

USS Arizona Memorial USS Arizona Memorial
This famous memorial sits in the middle of Pearl Harbor, above the remains of the USS Arizona Battleship and its crew. The ship was sunk when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor during World War II.


National Cemetary of the Pacific
This 113 acre cemetary is located inside Puowaina Crater - also known as Punchbowl Crater is located near downtown Honolulu. Hawaii Astronaut Ellison Onizuka, who died aboard the space shuttle Challenger in 1986, is buried here, along with more then 30,000 U.S. military veterans. Cemetary of the Pacific



Waikiki War Memorial Natatorium
Waikiki War Memorial Natatorium The Waikiki War Memorial Natatorium was built in 1927 to honor 179 men from Hawaii who were killed during World War I. The centerpiece of the memorial is an entrance arch featuring four stone eagles. The Natatorium is located on the Diamond Head end of Waikiki, between the New Otani Hotel and the Waikiki Aquarium.



Hawaii State Veterans Memorial
This memorial in downtown Honolulu is dedicated to the men and women of Hawaii who served in the United States Military. It is located across the street from the Hawaii State Capitol Building and the Father Damien Statue.
Hawaii State Veterans Memorial


Hawaii Korean and Vietnam War Memorial
Korean and Vietnam War Memorial This memorial to the veterans of the Korean War and the Vietnam War is Located in downtown Honolulu on the grounds of the Iolani Palace and the Hawaii State Capitol Building.



Memorial To Fallen Hawaiian Warriors
This Memorial to Fallen Hawaiian Warriors, also called "Ka Lehua Helelei", sits in front of the Army Museum of Hawaii in Fort DeRussy Park in Waikiki.
Memorial to Fallen Hawaiian Warriors



Brothers in Valor Memorial Brothers in Valor Memorial
The Brothers in Valor Memorial in Waikiki's Fort DeRussy Park recognizes the contributions of Japanese Americans who served in the United States Armed Forces during World War II.



Haleiwa Beach War Memorial
This memorial is located on the North Shore of Oahu and it is dedicated to veterans from the Waialua and Kahuku areas who died during World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.
Haleiwa Beach Park War Memorial


USS Missouri Memorial USS Missouri Battleship Memorial
At the end of World War II the Japanese formally surrendered on the deck of the "Mighty Mo". The USS Missouri Battleship is docked on Battleship Row in Pearl Harbor and it is has been turned into a public museum.


USS Bowfin Submarine Memorial
The USS Bowfin Submarine was launched one year after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and it was known as the "Pearl Harbor Avenger". Today the USS Bowfin is part of the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument. Pearl Harbor visitors can tour the USS Bowfin and visit the adjacent submarine museum. USS Bowfin Submarine Memorial


USS Oklahoma Memorial in Pearl Harbor
This Pearl Harbor memorial to the 429 Marines and Sailors who died on board the USS Oklahoma during the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor was dedicated on December 7, 2007. It is located on Ford Island adjacent to the USS Missour Battleship.

Pacific Fleet Submarine Waterfront Memorial
This submarine memorial in Pearl Harbor is a tribute to the 52 submarines destroyed and more then 3500 submarineers who died during World War II.

Pacific War Memorial in Kaneohe
This replica of the national Iwo Jima Memorial in Connecticut was dedicated on March 16, 2002. The area surrounding the memorial is paved with bricks inscribed with the names of veterans who served in the Pacific during World War II. The memorial is located outside the the Kaneohe Marine Base.


See also:
- Military Museums in Hawaii
- Military Bases in Hawaii
- Honolulu Hale September 11th Eternal Flame



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