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Pearl Harbor is also known as Pu'uloa to Hawaiians. Pearl Harbor is located in Oahu, Hawaii, United States of America. A large part of the city is a deep-water naval base, part of the United States Navy. Pearl Harbor became famous after Japan attacked it on December 7, 1941. After that incident, that happened on a Sunday and surprised the Americans, the United States entered World War II. After the attack, books were written and films were made having Pearl Harbor as a main topic. Especially one movie starring Josh Hartnett, Kate Beckinsale and Ben Affleck brought Pearl Harbor back in the public eye. The film, named Pearl Harbor was dubbed as the most expensive movie off all times and it was a major success.
Top Attractions within Pearl Harbor
Pearl Harbor National Wildlife Refuge is located within the area of Pearl Harbor. It was created in the early 1970s to draw attention on the danger that the construction of Honolulu International Airport Reef Runway represented for the wildlife in the area. The whole area of the refuge is amazing, displaying beautiful species of plants, some even endangered. You can only visit a small area, but near to it are amazing restaurants where is possible to dine and to admire the wonderful landscape of Pearl Harbor.
USS Arizona Memorial is a memorial raised in Pearl Harbor in the memory of the soldiers that died on the USS Arizona ship the day when Pearl Harbor was attacked by the Japanese army. The memorial was dedicated in 1962 and attracts more than one million tourists each year.
Ford Island is located in the center of Pearl Harbor and is connected to it thanks to Ford Island Bridge. The island is home of naval facilities and to 368 persons. Because it is surrounded by the great beauty of Pearl Harbor, the attraction also offers several restaurant serving delicious seafood.