Sightseeing in Hawaiʻi isn’t complete without visiting the two symbolic “bookends” of the Pacific War- the USS Arizona whose bombing was the catalyst that propelled the US into WWII and the USS Missouri on whose decks the Japanese formally surrendered. The Pearl Harbor Air, Land and Sea Tour is led by an E Noa guide whose knowledge of and appreciation for these historic sites makes this “memorial” tour an experience to remember. Let us handle all the details including transportation, entrance fees and tickets. Just relax and come along for the ride.
It’s early morning, and as you head towards Honolulu’s infamous Pearl Harbor, your E Noa guide provides significant island history and background. Exhibits and artifacts at the Pacific Historic Parks Pearl Harbor Visitor Center set the scene, vividly depicting the events of December 1941. Next, you head by boat to the USS Arizona Memorial, where visitors from around the world pause to reflect; looking down on the ruins of the sunken WWII battleship. Aboard the nearby USS Missouri discover “Mighty Mo’s” wartime history and see a signed copy of the surrender document that ended the war. Don’t miss the USS Oklahoma Memorial, a monument to those who lost their lives in the attack on Pearl Harbor.Prepare to board Blue Hawaiian’s American Eurocopter Eco-Star and take to the blue skies of O’ahu! Waikiki Beach is just the beginning. Glide over the turquoise waters. Look down into the extinct volcano called Diamond Head. View crescent-shaped Hanauma Bay, white-sand Waimanalo Beach, Chinaman’s Hat and the beautiful coral formations in Kaneohe Bay. Soar over the cliffs of Nu’uanu Valley. Finish with sweeping aerial views of Pearl Harbor, the Arizona Memorial and the Battleship Missouri. Your Blue Hawaiian Guide will return you to your hotel. What a day! What an adventure!Stops and sites on the Pearl Harbor: Air, Land & Sea include: • WWII Valor in the Pacific Monument & USS Arizona Memorial • Battleship Missouri on Ford Island • 45-minute Blue Skies of Oahu Helicopter Tour