Besides model aircraft and exhibits that depict Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, coast through the skies, dogfight in the air and land on the deck of an aircraft carrier in the museum’s combat flight simulator.
Nine Pearl Harbor survivors visited ‘Iolani School on Dec. 9 to talk story with students. The survivors joined students outside the 100th battalion building to plant a puakenikeni tree to recognize and honor World War II veterans.
The USS Oklahoma ceremony commemorated the devastating loss of the Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor. The battleship took three torpedo hits almost immediately after the first bombs fell, leaving 429 men either dead or missing.