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Our former enemy shares his wisdom

Kaname Harada once fought against the United States of America.

He was a Japanese fighter pilot. He’s 98 now. Frail. Near the end of the line … apparently. 386 more words

International News

Last of the Blues ... for right now anyhow...

Kinda sad… it’s all over… for NOW… haha   June will be here before too long and Ocean City, Maryland.

But check out these memorable photos… Thursday morning The Blue Angels flew over Cinderella’s Castle at Disney here in Florida.  78 more words

Hawaii: Arizona Memorial

I lived in Mililani, Hawaii, which is on the island of O’ahu for 4 years. While I was living in Hawaii, it wasn’t until my mom came to visit me my second year there that I finally went to see the Arizona Memorial. 597 more words


Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor is a harbor in Honolulu on the island of Oahu. It became famous after the surprise military attack by the Japanese navy on the 7th December 1949. 115 more words


December 7, 1941

Of the 2,402 Americans killed during the 3 hour attack at Pearl Harbor, half were aboard the USS Arizona.

I really cannot write anything more poignant that what is presented in image below of the crew of the Carl Vinson arriving in Pearl Harbor back in 1999 as they were about to salute the crew of the Arizona. 51 more words

Modern Life

Holiday parade to shut down Kalakaua Avenue

Oahu motorists are advised that Kalakaua Avenue will be shut down to traffic Friday evening due to a holiday parade.

The day after Thanksgiving, the Waikiki Holiday Parade, honoring Pearl Harbor survivors and American military is annually held in Waikiki the day after Thanksgiving. 116 more words


Pearl Harbor park workers allege poor maintenance, mismanagement

Several new reports are casting a shadow over Hawaii’s most visited tourist site.

Based on interviews with USS Arizona Memorial workers, reports posted by the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility allege shoddy conditions and mismanagement at the historic park. 89 more words