(HawaiiNewsNow) - To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the USS Arizona Memorial and to recognize Memorial Day 2012, WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument will be hosting a number of special events, May 25 - 28, please visit the National Park Service website for more information. Here's a list of events and ways to donate:
Pacific Historic Parks
Call 808-954-8721 or 808-954-8778
Visit the website HERE!
Sunset Pearl Harbor Historic Boat Tours
Sun & Mon - May 27 & 28 5:30 pm
For a $50 or more donation you and a guest can embark on an after hours National Park Service narrated boat tour around Ford Island with a stop on the USS Arizona Memorial.
Golf Tournament & Banquet
Fri, May 25 11:30 AM - 8:30 pm
Kaneohe Klipper Golf Course
$150 per person
Join Hawaii's top military officials and honored returning and wounded war veterans for a day of golf and fellowship to raise funds for the USS Arizona Memorial restoration.
Art & Essay Contest Entries
Due: June 15
Open to all ages
Enter your essay or artwork based on the theme "The USS Arizona Memorial: Build to Honor & Understand" for a chance to win special commemorative prizes.
Marine Corps Honor Guard
Sat, May 26 through Mon, May 28
USS Arizona Memorial
The Marine Corps Honor Guard from Kaneohe Bay will hold a 24 hour- 3 day vigil guard in the shrine room of the Memorial in honor of the 50th Anniversary.
Special Floral Tribute
Mon, May 28, 2012
USS Arizona Memorial
A special floral tribute will be provided for all public tour programs on Memorial Day by providing every USS Arizona Memorial tour program ticket holder a tribute flower and a commemorative card. They will be able to participate in a floral tribute during their visit to the USS Arizona Memorial.
USS Arizona Memorial Golf & Banquet Fundraiser
Friday, May 25, 2012 11:30am-8:30pm
Kaneohe Klipper Golf Course Marine Corps Base, Kaneohe Bay $150 per golfer
Organized by the USS Arizona Memorial Post and the AMVETS Hawaii, to support the $1,000,000 capital campaign for the restoration of USS Arizona Memorial. Enjoy a day of golf with some of Hawaii's top military officials and returning and wounded veterans while supporting a great cause. More information HERE!
For more information, or to reserve your seats, please call 808-954-8721. For more information on the 50th anniversary of the USS Arizona Memorial events' click HERE or call 808-954-8778.