Monday, July 5, 2010

World War II Pearl Harbor & USS Missouri 65th Anniversary Package available at Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa

Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa ( has introduced a WWII Pearl Harbor & USS Missouri 65th Anniversary Package starting at $229 per room, per night.

The WWII Pearl Harbor & USS Missouri 65th Anniversary Package includes three-night deluxe room accommodations for two, deluxe roundtrip motor coach transportation to and from the hotel, a keepsake replica of the Surrender Card that was given to each sailor aboard the Battleship Missouri, and a historical tour.

The tour hours are from 6:55 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. Tour details include:

o         USS Arizona Memorial and Visitor Center – Guests can experience and pay their respects with a viewing of a documentary film and official Navy Tour aboard the USS Arizona Memorial, one of nine U.S. sites that are part of the World War II Valor in Pacific National Monument. It is the final resting place for many of the ship’s crewmen who lost their lives during the Japanese bombing at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.

o         Driving tour of the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (also known as “Punchbowl”) and Historical Downtown Honolulu, including Kawaiaha‘o Church, King Kamehameha Statue, ‘Iolani Palace, State Capitol, Honolulu Hale, and Mission Houses Museum.

o         USS Battleship Missouri – Admission for two aboard th
       ship nicknamed, “Mighty Mo” which includes a choice from
       one of the following tours:

o         Mighty Mo Tour (35-minute guided tour)
o         Guide2Go iPod Tour (audio-visual tour using the Apple “iPod touch” corresponding to ship signage)
o        Acoustiguide Tour (audio-only tour also
corresponding to signage)
o         The option to tour the Battleship at one’s own
pace along a variety of self-guided tour routes

The date September 2, 1945 marked the end of the war, with the official signing of the Instrument of Surrender by the Japanese government
aboard the USS Battleship Missouri. “Mighty Mo” resides in Pearl
Harbor, after being decommissioned and donated to the USS Missouri Memorial Association.

The package is valid through December 25, 2010. Based on availability, restrictions and blackout dates may apply. Must quote promotional code I26 when booking package to receive offer. A minimum three-night stay is required. Additional charge of $37.00 per child. Rate cannot be combined with any other rate plan or package.

For reservations or more information about the WWII Pearl Harbor & USS Missouri 65th Anniversary Package, visit

Images courtesy of U,S. Navy

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