Volunteers to place 2,390 memorial flags at Pearl Harbor

Volunteers to place 2,390 memorial flags at Pearl Harbor

Local volunteer groups, including military members, civilians, and youth organizations, will be placing 2,390 flags throughout the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center on Thursday, each with the name of a service member or civilian who was killed as a result of the Pearl Harbor attack. The flags will remain in place throughout the weekend and on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27.

Come see the volunteers this Thursday, May 23, from 3:30 pm until placement of the flags is complete. Volunteers will be available for photos and interviews. No RSVP for media is required.

The public is also invited to join us for upcoming special events this Memorial Day weekend:

  • US Army 25th Infantry Division Band performance – Friday, May 24, 10:00 to 11:00 am
  • US Pacific Fleet Band performance – Sunday, May 26, 10:00 to 11:00 am
  • Ringing of the USS Arizona bell, a performance by a local high school band, raising the colors over the USS Arizona, and more – Monday, May 27, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • US Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band performance – Tuesday, May 28, 10:00 to 11:00 am

For more information, please go to www.nps.gov/pearlharbor and the park’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/pearlharborNPS