(Courtesy Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA)/Tor Johnson)
The largest visitor destination in Hawaii, the USS Arizona Memorial is the final resting place for 1,117 of the ships’ crew who lost their lives on December 7, 1941. A diminishing number of World War II veterans gather yearly at the memorial, a reminder of the day when the U.S. entered World War II. Open daily from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tours of the Memorial are offered every 15 minutes from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 1,300 free tickets are available every day on a first come first serve basis. Half day and full day tours available.