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Featured Stories

Discover the stories of the people and places that shaped the history of the Pacific.
Spring 2020 edition

My Life at a Park with a Purpose

After almost 40 years at the USS Arizona Memorial, it’s time for me to retire and make way for the wonderful and exciting bright ideas of the much younger.

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Spring 2020 edition

Art in the Park on Saipan

American Memorial Park partnered with the Commonwealth of theNorthern Marianas Islands (CNMI) Carolinian Affairs Office to kick-off theannual Art in the Park program with Banana Painting.

Spring 2020 edition

Witness to History

He was born on the shores of Pearl Harbor and would play on the train tracks near his family’s  farm near Ford Island. On December 7, 1941, when he was 11 years old, James Hoy Sau Lee, known to family and friends as Jimmy, saw planes fly over his home. 

Winter 2020 edition

Interment at the USS Arizona Memorial

Interment ceremonies are hosted by the National Park Service and the United States Navy.

Fall 2019 edition

The Battles For Saipan and Tinian

To commemorate this pivotal event, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) Governor Ralph DLG. Torres and Lt. Governor Arnold I. Palacios kicked off the 75th
Anniversary special events with a proclamation signing ceremony.

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Fall 2019 edition

Gauging the Structural Integrity of the USS Arizona

During the 15-month shutdown of the USS Arizona Memorial, important research was conducted on the sunken battleship USS Arizona to further efforts to preserve this hallowed place.

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Summer  2019 edition

Ending Isolation, Perpetuating Community, Honoring Kupuna

Kalaupapa National Historical Park in Kalaupapa today, the past, present, and future come together with hope.

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