On December 7th, 1941, Japanese fighter pilots blindsided American forces in Hawaii in an attack that brought the United States into World War II. Each year this attack which cost thousands of lives is remembered at Pearl Harbor.
Leading up to Dec. 7, there are a number of events to commemorate the attack on Pearl Harbor. In the coming days, there will be military band performances at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, special educational talks and model displays, as well as a number of commemoration services. For a full listing of events and information, please visit pearlharborevents.com.
|Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Stanford professor David Kennedy will be holding a free, educational talk at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center on Friday, Dec. 4 at 6:30 p.m. This is a unique opportunity to learn from an extraordinary historian, writer, and expert in his field. If you are on Oahu, we encourage you to please join us in person at the Visitor Center. If you are unable to attend, a video recording of his talk will be aired via our live stream on Dec. 7, at 10 a.m.