Things to do in Pearl Harbor

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USS Missouri Memorial featuring military items

Pearl Harbor Tourist Attractions & Activities

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1. Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor

Get in the cockpit of a warplane in the Pacific Aviation Museum’s flight simulator and learn about over 30 different aircraft that served in World War II, the Korean War and beyond. Discover the personal accounts of the Japanese and American soldiers involved in wartime, find out which buildings were targeted by Japanese soldiers and see bullet holes from the raids.
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The site of the Pearl Harbor attacks is now home to an expansive aviation museum, featuring a range of restored warplanes from both sides.

2. USS Missouri Memorial

The USS Missouri Memorial is an enormous ship that commemorates the final moments of World War II. The Japanese surrendered on board this boat, helping to bring about an end to the war. Follow in the footsteps of American military heroes and inspect the many features of this grand vessel.
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Explore this huge vessel and learn about the Battle of Pearl Harbor on the spot where World War II ended.

3. Waikiki Beach

Once you feel the warm, white sand beneath your feet, see the surfers showcasing their skills in the crashing waves and hear the soft Pacific breeze whispering through the palms, you’ll realise why Waikiki has become the world’s most famous beach. Set against the awe-inspiring beauty of the Diamond Head volcano, Waikiki is the ultimate tropical beach destination.
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Come sample the waves and catch some rays on the white sands of the beach most synonymous with surfing and the Aloha spirit.

4. Diamond Head

Originally named for the glittering crystals embedded in its rock, the volcano of Diamond Head has become one of the most iconic images associated with Waikiki, and the Hawaiian islands in general. Known locally as Le'ahi, most likely due to its fin-like shape, the volcano is long extinct and a major tourist attraction for the Honolulu area.
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Follow the trail through Diamond Head State Monument to the top of this volcano for one of the finest views anywhere in Hawaii.

5. Kailua Beach

Kailua Beach is known for windsurfing and kitesurfing. The waves here are smaller than at the North Shore and there are fewer crowds than you’ll find in Waikiki. The eastern beach is also in close proximity to rewarding hikes and stunning mountain scenery.
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Get out on the water on a kitesurf or windsurf or explore the incredible mountainous scenery inland at this beach on eastern O’ahu.

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