12/04/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 12/04/2021 15:44
HONOLULU - Motorists should expect traffic congestion on all routes near Pearl Harbor National Memorial the morning of Tuesday, December 7 as Joint Base Pearl-Harbor Hickam and Pearl Harbor National Memorial support the 80th National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Commemoration.
Parking at the visitor center on December 7 from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. will only be permitted for those with recreation.gov lottery tickets. Awardees should be prepared to pass through multiple check points. The Visitor Center and parking lots will reopen to the general public at 11 a.m.
The main ceremony will take place Tuesday, December 7 and begin at 7:45 a.m. on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam's Kilo Pier. Seating at Kilo Pier will be by invitation only for the health and safety of attending veterans; however, the NPS at Pearl Harbor National Memorial will be live-streaming the ceremony from the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center Lawn. Event access at the Visitor Center was determined via a Recreation.gov lottery. The visitor center and parking lots will open to those without lottery seats at 11 a.m.
For more information and for those unable to secure recreation.gov lottery seats to watch the livestream at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center or if would like to watch from home the Main December 7th Ceremony, USS Nevada, USS Utah, and USS Oklahoma ceremonies, and the Interment of USS Arizona Survivor Lt. Havey Milhorn will be live-streamed at:
About Pearl Harbor National Memorial: Pearl Harbor National Memorial is a fee-free site. Pearl Harbor National Memorial and its partners preserve, interpret, and commemorate the history of World War II in the Pacific from the events leading to the December 7, 1941, attack on O`ahu, to peace and reconciliation. For more about the memorial, please visit www.nps.gov/pearlharbor and www.facebook.com/PearlHarborNPS.