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The resting place for more than 25,000 victims of three American Wars - World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War – this is truly the “Cemetery of Heroes.” Punchbowl was formed some 75,000 to 100,000 years ago during the Honolulu period of secondary...more
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This was part of my Pearl Harbor tour and what stood out to me outside of the beautiful trees was the court of the unknown. Our guide informed us they are now digging up bones and sending them off in hopes of identifying the bodies...More
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific is located in a very scenic place called the Punchbowl. The memorial is beautifully constructed inside the crater called the Punchbowl. The memorial is laid in a semi-circular fashion with display booths spread around. Vast historical information is attractively...More
We were fortunate to be in Oahu and able to attend this special ceremony. It was stirring. The cemetery itself is beautiful. Being in this place of respect and tribute graced our day and our entire visit.
Not only is it a National Cemetery, it also the final resting place for the majority of soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. It is a very quiet and peaceful place.
I imagine that December is probably fairly busy. There is parking on the grounds. There are a few spaces near the memorial (mostly HC spaces) and then a decent number of spaces near the entrance, which allows for a... More
I imagine that December is probably fairly busy. There is parking on the grounds. There are a few spaces near the memorial (mostly HC spaces) and then a decent number of spaces near the entrance, which allows for a beautiful stroll through the banyan trees towards the memorial.
Many people choose to just drive through but they are cheating themselves out of a beautiful place. I highly recommend getting out of the car and walking the grounds.