Timeline to War
The Attack Retold
Visit Pearl Harbor
USN Confidential Seal

what action established the United States as a Pacific power?

The annexation of Hawaii and the Philippines at the end of the 19th century.

what action established the United States as a Pacific power?

Welcome

Pearl Harbor Oahu is proud to feature a number of exciting historic tours to the site of the United States entrance into World War II. Pearl Harbor tours are designed for your convenience and to fit your schedule. All of our tours take you to Pearl Harbor's Visitor Center and the USS Arizona Memorial for a time of reflection and remembrance.

The tragic attacks of December 7, 1941 shook the island of Oahu, and the United States, forever. The lives lost, and that tragic day are things that we want to remember and honor.

Image of Bob Lee, Pearl Harbor attack witness.
FIRST HAND ACCOUNT OF DECEMBER 7, 1941