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75th Commemoration of the End of World War II 

Hawaii Events Calendar

Aug 29, 2020      1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
LEGACY OF PEACE AERIAL PARADE AROUND OAHU

Aug 30, 2020     1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
LEGACY OF PEACE AERIAL PARADE CONNECTING THE BASES OF WWII 

Legacy of Peace Aerial Parade connecting the bases of WWII

Aug 30, 2020     2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
FILM PREMIERE – 1ST TO FIGHT: PACIFIC WAR MARINES  
Actor Jon Seda (HBO’s The Pacific, NBC’s Chicago P.D.) Narrates 1st to Fight: Pacific War Marines, the 24th World War II Documentary Film from the World War II Foundation and Tim Gray Media.

September 1     6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
OFFICIAL 75TH WWII COMMEMORATION EVENT

Official Commemoration Event - an evening of remembrance and tribute honoring WWII veterans and those who witnessed the Surrender on the Battleship Missouri. Location at the Battleship Missouri Memorial Pier Foxtrot-5.

This is an invitation-only event.

September 2       9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Official 75th WWII Commemoration of the End of WWII

The Official 75th Commemoration of the End of WWII held on the deck of the Battleship Missouri Memorial with additional seating on the Pier Foxtrot 5 with video access to the ceremony. Guests of honor will include former crewmen and others who witnessed the event 75 years ago. 

International Wreath Ceremony engaging representatives from the nations who signed the document.
Legacy of Peace Aerial Parade over the Battleship Missouri Memorial and along the Waikiki coast.

This event is invitation-only and will be broadcasted online.

September 2     12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
FORMER CREWMEMBERS RECEPTION
The Battleship Missouri Memorial will welcome former crewmembers of the USS Missouri. The event will honor the many heroes that served bravely and proudly aboard her decks during her astounding career that spanned five decades and three wars.

The reception invites former crewmembers and (1) guest. To RSVP or for more information, please contact MeghanR@ussmissouri.org by Aug 1, 2020.

Contact Us

75th WWII Communications Center

Toll-Free: 877-589-8898
Local: 808-589-5592
info@75thwwiicommemoration.org

Click here to learn more about the end of war commemorative Hawaii events. 

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Back in Business

We feel extremely fortunate to be able to welcome our guests back aboard America's last battleship. The Battleship Missouri Memorial will be open Wednesday through Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. We will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. 

As the state of this public health emergency changes from day to day, we will remain focused on keeping our employees and our visitors safe, healthy, and informed. For more information on how to safely visit the Mighty Mo, click here.

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