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From the Bomb to the Surrender

When the Allies declared Victory in Europe the war in the Far East was still raging.

On June 22, 1945, American forces took the Japanese island of Okinawa after three months of bloody fighting. 314 more words


I Left My Heart in Aulani- Day 2 Part 1

Jet-lag and I were best friends throughout our entire trip, and on our first full day in Hawaii I awoke at 4:45 a.m. (which never happens naturally).   799 more words


Hawaii - Land of Paradise

In early May, my husband and I traveled to Hawaii. We enjoyed exploring two islands of this “paradise” land. First, we went to Kona on the Big Island, and stayed at King’s Land resort for five days. 740 more words

This And That

Globetrotters dedicate basketball hoop at USS Missouri

After more than five decades of service for the United States Navy, the USS Missouri will see its first action since 1992, not on the currents of the Pacific, but on the deck of the ship. 134 more words

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Honolulu, Hawaii - April 2015

(NOTE: if you just want to see the trip pictures, you can view all of them here)

This April, the hubs was unfortunately forced to go Hawaii for a work conference, so, of course we had to make a trip out of it! 696 more words


USS Missouri

15 May 2015 – We left early towards Pearl Harbor to visit the USS Missouri.  While we had seen the Arizona Memorial we had never visited the USS Missouri sitting right beside the sunken Arizona. 784 more words


Eat the Street takes over the Mighty Mo

Eat the Street is planning a special event at the Battleship Missouri Memorial next month.

On Saturday, May 9, food trucks will park on the Missouri’s 1,000-foot pier in Pearl Harbor for “Eat the Street: Mo Bettah Edition.” 186 more words