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USS Arizona Memorial Park

Remembering Valor

USS Arizona Memorial Benefit Concert

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Remembering Valor
Remembering Valor

Time & Location

Oct 05, 2023, 7:00 PM HST – Oct 06, 2023, 7:00 PM HST

USS Arizona Memorial Park, 1 Arizona Memorial Pl, Honolulu, HI 96818, USA

About the event

Step into history and honor the heroes of the past at the "Remembering Valor: USS Arizona Memorial Benefit Concert," a special fundraising event dedicated to preserving the legacy of the USS Arizona and commemorating the brave souls who served during World War II. Join us for an evening of music, remembrance, and community as we come together to support the USS Arizona Memorial Park.

Event Highlights:

  1. Benefit Concert: Immerse yourself in a mesmerizing live concert featuring orchestral performances, vocal renditions, and contemporary interpretations of patriotic and inspiring compositions. The serene backdrop of the USS Arizona Memorial and the tranquil waters of Pearl Harbor will provide an emotional and unforgettable setting for the concert.
  2. Candlelight Vigil: Pay your respects during a poignant candlelight vigil held at sunset. The warm glow of the candles against the backdrop of the memorial and the gentle breeze off the harbor will create a solemn and reflective atmosphere.
  3. Guest Speakers: Listen to heartfelt stories from survivors, descendants, and historians who will share personal connections to the USS Arizona and offer insights into the historical significance of the memorial.
  4. Guided Tours: Take guided tours of the memorial and gain a deeper understanding of its history and the events that transpired during the attack on Pearl Harbor. Learn about the USS Arizona's role in shaping World War II history.
  5. Artifacts Display: Explore a curated exhibit of artifacts salvaged from the USS Arizona, providing a tangible connection to the past and a powerful reminder of the sacrifices made.
  6. Fundraising Auction: Participate in a silent auction featuring exclusive memorabilia, artworks, and experiences. All proceeds from the auction will directly contribute to the ongoing preservation efforts of the USS Arizona Memorial Park.
  7. Commemorative Garden: Take a stroll through a beautifully landscaped commemorative garden featuring symbolic elements that pay homage to the USS Arizona's legacy and the resilience of the American spirit.
  8. Food and Refreshments: Enjoy a variety of refreshments and local cuisine, with a portion of the proceeds supporting the preservation initiatives of the memorial park.
  9. Educational Workshops: Engage in interactive workshops that delve into the historical context of World War II and the significance of the USS Arizona. Learn about the stories of the individuals who served aboard the ship.
  10. Community Tributes: Participate in community-led tributes, such as writing messages of gratitude and remembrance that will be displayed at the memorial park.

By attending the "Remembering Valor: USS Arizona Memorial Benefit Concert," you'll be joining fellow attendees in supporting the preservation, maintenance, and educational programs of the USS Arizona Memorial Park. Let us come together to honor the past, inspire future generations, and ensure that the sacrifices made during World War II are never forgotten.

Tickets for the benefit concert can be purchased in advance, and donations are also welcome for those unable to attend. Your participation will contribute to the preservation of this iconic memorial and its role in commemorating the history and heroism of the USS Arizona.

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