Join us for a day trip from Maui to Pearl Harbor tour, visit Pearl Harbor, Arizona Memorial, and the Battleship Missouri all in one day! Our guided tour will also take you through historic Downtown Honolulu and on a drive through Punchbowl National Memorial Cemetery, as well as through historical and cultural sites like the King Kamehameha Statue and ‘Iolani Palace.
Round trip airfare, ground transportation, admissions, and expert narration is included.
Pearl Harbor Visitor Center
Your Arizona Memorial experience includes a stop at the visitor center. View an excellent film documenting the attack on Pearl Harbor, with actual footage. Spend time browsing through informative displays and learn more about the events that shaped American history and took place here so many decades ago. There are snack areas and food vendors where you can grab a bite to eat and relax.
USS Arizona Memorial
Climb aboard a US Navy launch ship for a short ride to the memorial itself, which is part of the WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument. The memorial built over the remains of the USS Arizona Memorial itself will allow you to honor and reflect on the heroes of that “Day of Infamy” You can read the names of all 1,177 sailors and marines who were killed on December 7, 1941.
USS Battleship Missouri
Your next stop on your Pearl Harbor Adventure is a one-hour guided tour of the USS Missouri, the last battleship built by the US Navy. Commissioned in 1944, and affectionately referred to as “Mighty Mo”, she earned 11 Battle Stars during her tour of duty. Walk the decks and stand on the exact spot where on September 2, 1945, Japan surrendered. In all, you’ll spend approximately 4.5 hours at Pearl Harbor.
City Tour and Punchbowl National Cemetery
Then, experience a fun fact-filled, narrated driving tour of Downtown Honolulu. This scenic drive, including a drive through Punchbowl National Cemetery, will allow you to discover the cemetery’s meticulously landscaped acres. Enjoy the beauty and honor as you drive through and see the Courts of the Missing, the chapel and the finely detailed mosaic maps of the Pacific theaters of action in World War II.
Honolulu Historic Sites
You will also get to visit other popular Hawaiian sites on this tour, including the impressive ‘Iolani Palace, the only royal palace on American soil. You’ll also view Kawaiahao Church (the church of Hawaiian monarchs) and one of the oldest standing Christian churches in Hawaii. The State Library and Archives, the 18-foot tall statue of King Kamehameha, City Hall and the quaint Mission Houses are also included on this adventure tour, all while your driver recounts the rich history of these Honolulu landmarks.
No hotel transfers for this tour. Please proceed to the Hawaiian Airlines ticket counter to check in for your flight to Oahu. Check in at 5:30 AM at the Kahului Airport (Hawaiian Airlines counter). Approximate return from Oahu to Maui is about 7:45 PM. Flight schedules change frequently so please phone our Maui office at 808-877-4242 to confirm time and place of check in or pick up.
Depart: 5:30 AM Return: 7:45 PM