Visitor Information

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 Missouri, the Pacific Aviation Museum 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 facilities 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
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It takes approximately a 45-minute drive from Waikiki hotels to Pearl Harbor Visitor Center and there are a few different directions:


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


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


 
Driving Directions from West Oahu: Ewa, Kapolei, Koolina , Wainae, to Pearl Harbor
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It takes approximately a 45-minute drive from Koolina Resorts to Pearl Harbor Visitor Center


 
Driving Directions from East Oahu: Kaneohe, Kailua, Waimanalo, to Pearl Harbor
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It takes approximately a 45-minute drive from East Oahu to Pearl Harbor Visitor Center


 
Driving Directions from North Shore, Haleiwa, Sunset, Kahuku, Laie, Punaluu To Pearl Harbor
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It takes approximately a 60-minute drive from Turtle Bay Resort to Pearl Harbor Visitor Center


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


 
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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