Pacific Aviation Museum

Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor  Commemorates 75th Anniversary of Battle of Midway

Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor Commemorates 75th Anniversary of Battle of Midway

On June 4 – 7, 1942, six months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States defeated Japan in one of the most decisive naval battles of World War II. During the Battle of Midway, U.S. forces successfully destroyed Japan’s major aircraft carriers Akagi, Kaga, Soryu, and Hiryu in a decisive victory that proved to be the turning point[Read More…]

Lt. Col. Jimmy Doolittle accepts a medal from the skipper of the USS Hornet, Capt. Marc A. Mitscher. The medal, once given to a U.S. Navy officer by the Japanese, was wired to a 500-pound bomb for return to Japan "with interest." (U.S. Air Force photo)

Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor Commemorates The 75th Anniversary of the Doolittle Raid on Tokyo

HONOLULU, HI – Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the World War II Doolittle Raid with special presentations for youth and the general public by Jonna Doolittle Hoppes, author, educator and granddaughter of General Jimmy Doolittle, leader of the famed Doolittle (Tokyo) Raid that took place, April 18, 1942. On April 17, from 10 –[Read More…]

The “Biggest Little Airshow” Returns

The “Biggest Little Airshow” Returns

Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor’s popular remote control Biggest Little Airshow in Hawaii is back for its tenth year, Saturday and Sunday, June 3 and 4, 10am to 4pm. Guests will be able to drive on to Ford Island for this event, or take the free shuttle from the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. Parking is free. A family favorite, the[Read More…]

Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor Celebrates  Living History Day

Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor Celebrates Living History Day

In recognition of Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor’s 10th anniversary and the upcoming 75th anniversary of the December 7th bombing of Pearl Harbor, Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor presented an expanded Living History Day with a multitude of historical exhibits, presentations by award-winning authors, and hands-on demonstrations highlighting the history, bravery and heroes of WWII and the sacrifices made by[Read More…]

Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor Celebrates  10th Anniversary with Living History Day

Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Living History Day

In recognition of Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor’s 10th anniversary and the upcoming 75th anniversary of the December 7th bombing of Pearl Harbor, Pacific Aviation Museum has expanded its annual Living History Day to include a multitude of historical exhibits, presentations by award-winning authors and hands-on demonstrations highlighting the history, bravery and heroes of WWII and the sacrifices made by[Read More…]