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Free admission to Battleship Missouri on 'Living History Day'

Hawaii residents and members of the Armed Forces can tour the Battleship Missouri Memorial for free this Saturday.

The free admission is part of the memorial’s celebration of “Living History Day,” a day that commemorates the dual anniversaries of the USS Missouri, first as a battleship ready for combat 71 years ago, and then as a memorial 55 years later. 192 more words


USS Missouri

Located in Pearl Harbor, the USS Missouri is the battleship where the war in the Pacific ended with the Japanese surrender. Very fitting that it’s located right next to the Arizona memorial.  61 more words


'In return for this great service, I shall ask you for no token of merit except that you remember this day for ever.'

For as long as I remember, the geese have come to visit each winter. I haven’t seen them in the past few years as I’ve spent time away from home in winter, at university or working in different places. 1,188 more words