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Arizona Memorial reopens

  • Video by Bruce Asato

    The USS Arizona Memorial reopened on Sunday. The memorial was closed in May 2018 after park staff found major damage to the anchoring system for the boat dock at the memorial. The first group of visitors arrived at 5:15 a.m. to be first in line.

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Sunday was the first day visitors were allowed aboard the USS Arizona Memorial following months of repair to the dock.

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Patty and Bob Drake walked on the grounds of the Pearl Harbor National Memorial on Sunday following their visit to the Arizona.

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Sunday was the first day visitors were allowed aboard the USS Arizona Memorial following months of repair to the dock.

With the American flag billowing in the wind above and “The Star-Spangled Banner” playing on the loudspeakers from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, the first boatload of tourists and residents in nearly 16 months stepped onto the USS Arizona Memorial on Sunday morning. Read more

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