Commemoration Events

Salute their Service, Honor their Hope

75th Commemoration of the End of World War II 

Hawaii Events Calendar

Saturday, August 29
Youth Educational Symposium at Various sites at Pearl Harbor & Sites around Oahu

Saturday, August 29
Welcome Dinner at Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum

Saturday, August 30
Film premiere with WWII Foundation at Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum

Monday, August 31     4:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Former Crewmember Reception at the Battleship Missouri Memorial

The Battleship Missouri Memorial will welcome former crewmembers of the USS Missouri to a reception on Pier Foxtrot 5 where this ship is formally docked. The night 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 by July 1, 2020.

Tuesday, September 1     6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Official 75th Commemoration Gala on Pier Foxtrot 5 at Battleship Missouri Memorial

Official Commemoration Gala - 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.

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Wednesday, September 2       9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Sep 2, 2020  AM 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. 

Contact Us

75th WWII Communications Center

Toll-Free: 877-589-8898
Local: 808-589-5592

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


If you would like to know how you can support the 75th Commemoration of the End of WWII and the Battleship Missouri, please click here.

In the interest of our guests’ and employees’ health and safety, Battleship Missouri Memorial will be closed until further notice.

The Battleship Missouri Memorial stands as a global symbol of peace and victory through the perils of war. We are convinced that when the battle against the deadly coronavirus is won, she will remain a symbol of the strength and resilience of the American spirit.

Your contribution helps us fulfill our mission to preserve the Battleship Missouri and share her story and place in history.

Thank you.

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