Hours, Driving Directions & Parking

HOURS & DAYS OF OPERATIONS
Pearl Harbor Visitor Center is open seven days a week from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM
The last shuttle to USS Arizona Memorial departs at 3:00 PM


BLACK OUT DATES

  • Thanksgiving Day (last Thursday of November)
  • Christmas Day (December 25th)
  • New Year's Day (January 1st)

LOCATION
1 Arizona Memorial Place
Honolulu, HI 96818, USA


Note: The address for Pearl Harbor Visitor Center is  1 Arizona Memorial Place, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96816.  A search  just for "Pearl Harbor" will take you Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) the military base not the  Pearl Harbor Visitor Center.


 
Public Transportation
It is possible to visit Pearl Harbor by taking a city bus from Kuhio Ave. or the Ala Moana Shopping Center.  It generally takes the city bus to reach the harbor between an hour and hour and half, depending on traffic.  Despite the fact that Oahu public services are pretty efficient, keep in mind the bus makes several stops before reaching its destination.

 
Pearl Harbor Historic Sites On-Site Transportation

There is a shuttle that runs every 15 minutes from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm between  Ford Island and  the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center.  Allow 30 minutes for round trip shuttle ride.  This shuttles is the only way for visitors not holding a valid USA military to visit the USS Misouri, the Pacific Aviation Museun  and the USS Oklahoma Memorial.
 
Pearl Harbor Visitor Center Parking

Parking lots can be full on busy days and it  could be hard to find parking spaces.  Please plan according. Please park before unloading.

Locked and secured and do not leave valuables in your car. There are cars brake-in despite that fact that there are federal law enforcement officers and security bike patrols monitoring the parking facitlities The National Park Service cannot be held responsible for any items that may be stolen from your cars or any broken windows. 

 
Directions to the Pearl Harbor Visitors Center 
Note: Do not take the "Hickam AFB / Pearl Harbor" exit. This will not take you to the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center  but to the active military base, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

Driving Directions from Waikiki To Pearl Harbor

It takes approximately a 45-minute drive from Waikiki hotels to Pearl Harbor Visitor Center and there are a few different directions:

Via Ala Moana Blvd

Take Ala Moana Blvd
Go straight until merging to H-1 West
Exit 15A, "Arizona Memorial”
Continue on HI-99 (Kamehameha Highway)
Turn left at the 4th traffic light onto the Arizona Memorial Place
Turn right to find parking in one of our available lots.

Via H-1 Free way

Take Ala Wai Blvd,
Take Right to Macally
Take a Right to merge into H-1West
Take exit 15A, "Arizona Memorial”
Continue on HI-99 (Kamehameha Highway)
Turn left at the 4th traffic light onto the Arizona Memorial Place.
Turn right to find parking in one of our available lots.

Driving Directions from Downtown Honolulu to Pearl Harbor

It takes approximately a 30-minute drive from Honolulu to Pearl Harbor Visitor Center.

Take Ala Moana Blvd
Go straight until merging to H-1 West
Exit 15A, "Arizona Memorial”
Continue on HI-99 (Kamehameha Highway)
Turn left at the 4th traffic light onto the Arizona Memorial Place
Turn right to find parking in one of our available lots.

Driving Directions from Honolulu Harbor to Pearl Harbor

It takes approximately a 30-minute drive from Honolulu Harbor to Pearl Harbor Visitor Center.

Take Ala Moana Blvd
Go straight until merging to H-1 West
Exit 15A, "Arizona Memorial”
Continue on HI-99 (Kamehameha Highway)
Turn left at the 4th traffic light onto the Arizona Memorial Place
Turn right to find parking in one of our available lots.

Driving Directions from West Oahu: Ewa, Kapolei, Koolina , Wainae, to Pearl Harbor

It takes approximately a 45-minute drive from Koolina Resorts to Pearl Harbor Visitor Center

Take H-1 East
Take exit 13A toward Aiea onto Moanalua Road
Take the "Stadium/Aiea” exit
Continue on Moanalua Road and turn left at first stoplight onto HI-99 East (Kamehameha Highway)
Continue on HI-99 (Kamehameha Highway) and turn right onto Arizona Memorial Place
Turn right to find parking in one of our available lots.

Driving Directions from East Oahu: Kaneohe, Kailua, Waimanalo, to Pearl Harbor

It takes approximately a 45-minute drive from East Oahu to Pearl Harbor Visitor Center

Take H-3 West
Take exit 1C towards Halawa/Camp Smith/Aiea/Stadium
Turn left on Kahuapaani St.
Turn right on Salt Lake Blvd.
Following signs for Stadium.
Turn left on HI-99 East (Kamehameha Highway)
Continue on HI-99 (Kamehameha Highway) and turn right onto Arizona Memorial Place.
Turn right to find parking in one of our available lots.

Driving Directions from North Shore, Haleiwa, Sunset, Kahuku, Laie, Punaluu To Pearl Harbor

It takes approximately a 60-minute drive from Turtle Bay Resort to Pearl Harbor Visitor Center

Take HI-99 and continue on HI-80.
Continue on HI-99 South.
Take H-2 South toward Honolulu.
Take exit 1A onto H-1 East.
Take exit 13A toward Aiea onto Moanalua Road
Take the "Stadium/Aiea" exit.
Continue on Moanalua Road and turn left at first stoplight onto HI-99 East (Kamehameha Highway).
Continue on HI-99 (Kamehameha Highway) and turn right onto Arizona Memorial Place.
Turn right to find parking in one of our available lots.

Driving Directions from Honolulu International Airport To Pearl Harbor

It takes approximately a 15-minute drive from Honolulu Airport to Pearl Harbor Visitor Center.

Take either H1-West or HI-92 West.
Follow the signs to "HI-99W Arizona Memorial . Stadium" to merge onto HI-99 W (Kamehameha Highway).
Continue on HI-99 and
Turn left at the 4th traffic light onto Arizona Memorial Place.
Turn right to find parking in one of our available lots.

Directions to Pearl Harbor Visitor Center by City Bus

Visitor Center is accessible by TheBus (city bus #20 or #42) from Waikiki. For more information about the Oahu transit system, visit www.thebus.org.

Directions To Pearl Harbor Visitor Center by Uber or Taxi

For those that just want to get to Pearl Harbor and are not interested in an informative guide or self guided tour from a tour guide this might be an option. Do keep in mind that an Uber or a taxi does not included the admission ticket. The one-way fare to Pearl Harbor from Waikiki hotels is approximately $50.

Directions to Pearl Harbor by Tours Companies & Shuttles

Most Pearl Harbor Tours Companies and Shuttles offer Hotel pickup from all major Waikiki hotels. The offer many different Pearl Harbor tours packages that includes the tickets and the admission fees to all the historical destination. Click here for list of different tours operations to the Arizona Memorial and the other h Pearl Harbor Historic Sites.

Tours to The Pearl Harbor from Maui, Kauai, and the Big island of Hawaii

There is daily tours the includes admissions and round trip airfare from Kona , Lihue, Kahului & Kaapalua

Pearl Harbor Tours from Canada, Australia, New Zealand and USA West Cost, Midwest and East Cost.

The WWII Valor in the Pacific Historical National Monument is located in Pearl Harbor, Oahu. The Island of Oahu is service my most airlines or their partners and has daily flights from all major USA airports. There is also daily flights to Oahu from Australia, New Zealand and Japan .

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