December 8, 2016 | Event Schedule


Freedom Bell Ringing
7 a.m. to 5 p.m., USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park

Remember the service of loved ones to our country by ringing the Spirit of Liberty Foundation Freedom Bell at the USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. For additional information about the Spirit of Liberty Foundation and their Freedom Bell visit:

Free, Open to the Public

11 Arizona Memorial Dr. Honolulu, HI 96818

USS Nevada Remembrance Ceremony
10 a.m. to 11 a.m., USS Nevada Memorial

The USS Nevada Memorial commemorates the actions of the USS Nevada during the attack on Pearl Harbor. Fifty-seven crew members were killed in action defending their ship against Japanese air attacks on the morning of Dec. 7, 1941.

Those with base access are welcome to attend.

Hospital Point, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

Doris "Dorie" Miller Bust Rededication Ceremony
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Doris Miller Housing

Mess Attendant Second Class Doris "Dorie" Miller (1919 - 1943) was the first African-American to be awarded the Navy Cross, at the time the third highest medal awarded by the U.S. Navy. On Oct. 11, 1991, during the 50th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, international leaders of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and their distinguished friends dedicated a commemorative plaque in honor of Miller. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. became the first civilian organization to create a memorial for this World War II hero. Miller is well known for his heroic and selfless assistance to his injured shipmates and for engaging in enemy fighting with an anti-aircraft machine gun.

Free, Open to the Public

3007 Curtis Drive Honolulu, HI 96818

Movie on Waikiki Beach - "Sands of Iwo Jima"
5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Waikiki Outdoor Theater

Starring John Wayne, this Academy Award-nominated 1949 war film portrays Wayne as the tough-as-nails career U.S. Marine Sergeant John Stryker, known for his rigorous combat troop training. The film follows a group of marines from training to the brutal Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II, but also depicts Sergeant Stryker’s softer side during a brief leave in Honolulu.

Films were unrated prior to 1968 and may include suggestive and disturbing content and language. Parents are urged to determine whether this film is appropriate for preteens and children.

Program and festivities will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Waikiki Beach (Diamond Head end of Kalakaua Avenue) with live entertainment, food and beverage concessions and much more, with movie times starting at approximately 7:30 p.m.

Free, Open to the Public

Located at Queen's Surf Beach Waikiki Beach

Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood Benefit Concert "Inspiring the Future"
8 p.m., Neal Blaisdell Arena

For his first performance in Hawaii, Garth Brooks is set to perform unplugged alongside special guest Trisha Yearwood, in support of the 75th Commemoration of the Attack on Pearl Harbor. The performance will be much like his shows at Wynn in Las Vegas, just him and his acoustic guitar. The performance will be December 9th at 8 p.m. at the Neal S. Blaisdell Arena. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

There will be an eight ticket limit per purchase. Tickets can only be purchased at or either Ticketmaster Express 1-866-448-7849 or 1-800-745-3000. Please note there will be no ticket sales at the venue box office or Ticketmaster outlets.

All tickets will cost $69.00 plus $6.25 service fee.

777 Ward Ave. Honolulu, HI 96814