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Hidden History: Letters from Mother's of Trout Crew

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Featuring letters sent to Mrs. Charlotte Brownlow, wife of Eugene Brownlow, Chief Commissary steward of USS Trout. [...]

Ford Island Hauntings

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In the spirit of Halloween we are sharing a few ‘haunted’ experiences on and around Pearl Harbor and Ford Island -- accounts taken from Steve Barton’s “Cold Spots” feature. [...]

Renovation Progress Amid Second Shutdown

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Despite the second mandated shutdown on Oahu, we have continued to execute our renovation project. We are happy to inform you that the construction phase of our renovation is complete -- we are now focusing efforts on exhibit installation. [...]

Jules Verne and the Turtle

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Did you know that Jules Verne's "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea", was an underwater fantasy based on submarine advancements and submersible vehicles which had already come to pass? [...]

75th Anniversary OF V-J Day

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On August 14, 1945, it was announced that Japan had surrendered unconditionally to the Allies, effectively ending World War II. Since then, both August 14 and August 15 have been known as  “V-J Day.” [...]

History of the Purple Heart

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The Purple Heart is the only decoration awarded to any soldier, sailor, airman or marine who sheds blood in defense of the nation. What follows is a history of this unique decoration and some of its WWII recipients. [...]

Steel Beach Picnic - Navy Tradition

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The U.S. Navy has seen dramatic changes since its establishment in 1775. Despite these changes, many of the Navy’s customs and traditions have remained consistent. Some harken back to early naval superstitions, whereas others reflect the discipline and comradery of the modern Navy. [...]

Health and Safety Guidelines

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As the island’s most historic sites prepare to reopen their doors for business, we'd like to remind our visitors of the importance of health and safety. [...]

Remembering Hawaii’s 442nd

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Today  we’d like to remember Hawaii’s 442nd Regimental Combat Team for their valor during WWII. [...]

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