Companion Program: Tour of Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona, and City Tour

Duration: 5 hours, including lunch…

Guests are asked to be in the lobby of the Kalia Tower (part of the Hilton Hawaiian Village Resort – a good gathering point is just outside of the Starbucks) no later than 9:45 am. From there, it is a five-minute walk to the pick up site (ABC Store – 1831 Ala Moana Boulevard). Please be sure to wear comfortable shoes. You might also want to bring a light jacket in case of rain. Please note: the Pearl Harbor National Memorial requires masks for all indoor spaces.

Spend the day visiting the most important historical sites and landmarks of Honolulu, Hawaii. Visit Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona Memorial, Iolani Palace, Kawaiahao Church, the Hawaii State Capitol, Honolulu City Hall, and more. Begin your tour with a visit to Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. Enjoy the exhibits, galleries, and displays before boarding a Navy boat shuttle for a tour of the harbor along “Battleship Row.”

Step off the boat to explore the USS Arizona Memorial, then continue to the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl Crater. See the historical landmark against a backdrop of rolling hills and lush foliage. Wrap up your experience with a narrated tour of downtown Honolulu. Spot the impressive state buildings and learn about the Iolani Palace, the official residence of Hawaii’s last reigning monarch and the only royal palace in the United States.

Make your way to the Hawaii State Capitol grounds. See the Eternal Flame, Korean and Vietnam War Memorials, Liberty Bell, the majestic statue of King Kamehameha, and Kawaiahao Church.