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Bell ringing honors lost Navy submarines, crews

Submarines are known as the Navy’s “Silent Service,” but their contributions to World War II were honored by loud clanging Saturday during a moving tolling of a bell at Bowfin Park. Read more

Pearl Harbor veteran honored with inflight hula, song

A group of Hawaii musicians and a Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant provided special inflight entertainment to a Pearl Harbor survivor flying home from a ceremony commemorating the 75th anniversary of the attack. Read more

USS Nevada survivor recalls fight

Despite being hit by a Japanese torpedo, the USS Nevada was the only battleship to get underway on Dec. 7, 1941, and try to make a run for open sea. Read more

Not the first: Abe predecessor visited Pearl Harbor in 1951

The news media widely reported this week that Shinzo Abe will be the first Japanese prime minister to visit Pearl Harbor when he goes later this month — but he won’t be. In 1951, then-Prime Minister Shigeru Yoshida made a brief visit during a stopover in Hawaii on the way home from San Francisco, where he had signed a peace treaty with the Allied powers and other nations. Read more

Thousands honor heroes of Dec. 7, 1941

The faithful turned out in droves Wednesday to remember Pearl Harbor and the men who valiantly tried to defend it on Dec. 7, 1941, three-quarters of a century ago. Read more

Hickam ceremony honors Army Air Corps veterans

Ten Army Air Corps veterans who survived the Japanese attack on Hickam Field and Wheeler Army Airfield 75 years ago today were honored at Hickam while a much larger ceremony took place next door at Pearl Harbor. Read more

Vets attest to Ewa Field attack

The concrete warmup ramp for warplanes is cracked now, and kiawe encroaches on its edges. But for aging survivors of the Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese aerial attack on Marine Corps Air Station Ewa, the old airfield’s heart still thrums. Read more

Telling the ‘forgotten story’

It was Hisao Uyeno’s first trip to Honolulu, a different world from the rustic sugar cane camp he lived in with his family in Piihonua near Hilo in 1941. Read more

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