HONOLULU, Jan. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor has been named Hawaii's "#1 Historical Spot Worth Traveling For" by FlipKey®, TripAdvisor's® leading vacation rental service.
Based on industry research and traveler feedback, FlipKey® named the "50 most loved and most talked about historical attractions in each state across the country." Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor was awarded the number one spot for Hawaii.
"Receiving this tremendous recognition is such an honor for us," said Kenneth DeHoff, Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor Executive Director. "Hawaii has many notable historical sites, especially at Pearl Harbor and on Ford Island. For us to be given this designation couldn't have come at a better time as we celebrate our 10th anniversary this year. We remain committed to giving visitors the best experience at a historic site where they learn of the sacrifices of those who served in WWII."
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Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor is located on Historic Ford Island, where bombs fell during the attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941. Visitors to the Museum can see remnants from that day of infamy, including the 158-foot tall red and white iconic Ford Island Field Control Tower, Hangars 37 and 79, and bullet holes in Hangar 79. Through its preservation and restoration of World War II fighter planes and accompanying artifacts in the Museum's historic hangars, Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor shares the story of the vital role aviation played in America's winning of World War II, and its continuing role in maintaining America's freedom.
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization. Its mission is to develop and maintain an internationally recognized aviation museum on Historic Ford Island that educates young and old alike, honors aviators and their support personnel who defended freedom in The Pacific Region, and to preserve Pacific aviation history. A Smithsonian Affiliate, it is rated one of the top 10 aviation attractions nationally by TripAdvisor®. It is located at 319 Lexington Boulevard, Historic Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii 96818.
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