Monday, August 15, 2022
Hawai'i Free Press

Current Articles | Archives

Thursday, December 1, 2016
Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade to Commemorate 75th Anniversary of Attack
By News Release @ 12:52 PM :: 3735 Views :: Military

Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade to Commemorate 75th Anniversary of Attack

Over 100 Pearl Harbor Survivors to be honored at Parade and Ceremony

News Release from www.PearlHarborParade.org

WAIKIKI, Hawaii, Nov. 30, 2016 -- December 7, 1941 was the day that the United States of America was thrust into World War II, forever changing our nation and the world. December 7, 2016 will mark the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor and the "date which would live in infamy." With the charge to "never forget" by President Franklin Roosevelt, Historic Programs along with History / A&E Networks, have accepted the call to remember those whose service and sacrifice preserve our freedom and liberty by providing a meaningful salute to Pearl Harbor Survivors, veterans, active military and their families.

Members of the Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade Committee are honored to have Gary Sinise serve as our Grand Marshal and join us in saluting our Pearl Harbor Survivors and Honorary Grand Marshals. The mission of the Gary Sinise Foundation aligns perfectly with this historic event by "honoring our defenders, veterans, first responders, their families and those in need. We do this by creating and supporting unique programs designed to entertain, educate, inspire, strengthen and build communities."

Thank you for preserving our liberty and freedom

Thank you for preserving our liberty and freedom

Over 4,000 parade participants, including marching bands, junior and active duty military units along with cultural and civic organizations will parade down Kalakaua Avenue in front of nearly one hundred thousand appreciative spectators. This parade takes place annually and is the official parade of the Pearl Harbor commemoration.

This year's event will feature a 40' replica of the USS Arizona Battleship. It is the goal of the committee to introduce a new battleship each year until all eight battleships moored at Pearl Harbor during the attack are represented in the parade. This event is unique, as it provides an important element of reconciliation. The theme is to "remember past, honoring those whose service and sacrifice preserve our freedom, while celebrating the future and that once bitter enemies can become friends and allies".

The Parade will begin at 6:00pm following an opening ceremony at 4:30pm, where over one hundred Pearl Harbor Survivors and WWII Veterans, graciously accommodated by the Greatest Generation Foundation, will be honored.

Additional information may be found by visiting www.PearlHarborParade.org or by contacting chairman Joel Biggs at cmte@pearlharborparade.org.

Committee: Joel Biggs, Moa Mahe, Earl Hurrey, Chris Meeker, Jeremy Biggs, Bert Johnson

Links

TEXT "follow HawaiiFreePress" to 40404

Register to Vote

2aHawaii

808 Silent Majority

ACA Signups Hawaii

Alliance Defending Freedom

Aloha Pregnancy Care Center

American Council of Trustees and Alumni

AntiPlanner

Antonio Gramsci Reading List

A Place for Women in Waipio

Astronomy Hawaii

Back da Blue Hawaii

Ballotpedia Hawaii

Better Hawaii

Broken Trust

Build More Hawaiian Homes Working Group

ChinaTownWatch.com

Christian Homeschoolers of Hawaii

Cliff Slater's Second Opinion

DVids Hawaii

FIRE

Fix Oahu!

Frontline: The Fixers

Genetic Literacy Project

Grassroot Institute

Habele.org

Hawaii Aquarium Fish Report

Hawaii Aviation Preservation Society

Hawaii Catholic TV

Hawaii Christian Coalition

Hawaii Cigar Association

Hawaii Coalition Against Legalized Gambling

Hawaii ConCon Info

Hawaii Credit Union Watch

Hawaii Crop Improvement Association

Hawaii Debt Clock

Hawaii Defense Foundation

Hawaii Family Advocates

Hawaii Family Forum

Hawaii Farmers and Ranchers United

Hawaii Farmer's Daughter

Hawaii Federalist Society

Hawaii Federation of Republican Women

Hawaii Future Project

Hawaii Gathering of Eagles

Hawaii History Blog

Hawaii Homeschool Association

Hawaii Jihadi Trial

Hawaii Legal News

Hawaii Legal Short-Term Rental Alliance

Hawaii Life Alliance

Hawaii March for Life

Hawaii's Partnership for Appropriate & Compassionate Care

Hawaii Public Charter School Network

Hawaii Rifle Association

Hawaii Shippers Council

Hawaii Smokers Alliance

Hawaii State Data Lab

Hawaii Together

HIEC.Coop

HiFiCo

Hiram Fong Papers

Homeschool Legal Defense Hawaii

Honolulu Navy League

Honolulu Traffic

House Minority Blog

Imua TMT

Inouye-Kwock, NYT 1992

Inside the Nature Conservancy

Inverse Condemnation

Investigative Project on Terrorism

July 4 in Hawaii

Kakaako Cares

Keep Hawaii's Heroes

Land and Power in Hawaii

Legislative Committee Analysis Tool

Lessons in Firearm Education

Lingle Years

Malulani Foundation

Managed Care Matters -- Hawaii

Malama Pregnancy Center of Maui

Mauna Kea Recreational Users Group

MentalIllnessPolicy.org

Military Home Educators' Network Oahu

Missile Defense Advocacy

MIS Veterans Hawaii

NAMI Hawaii

Natatorium.org

National Christian Foundation Hawaii

National Parents Org Hawaii

NFIB Hawaii News

No GMO Means No Aloha

Not Dead Yet, Hawaii

NRA-ILA Hawaii

Oahu Alternative Transport

Obookiah

OHA Lies

Opt Out Today

OurFutureHawaii.com

Patients Rights Council Hawaii

PEACE Hawaii

People vs Machine

Pritchett Cartoons

Pro-GMO Hawaii

P.U.E.O.

RailRipoff.com

Rental by Owner Awareness Assn

ReRoute the Rail

Research Institute for Hawaii USA

Rick Hamada Show

RJ Rummel

Robotics Organizing Committee

Save Dillingham Airfield

School Choice in Hawaii

SenatorFong.com

Sink the Jones Act

Statehood for Guam

Talking Tax

Tax Foundation of Hawaii

The Real Hanabusa

Time Out Honolulu

Trustee Akina KWO Columns

UCC Truths

US Tax Foundation Hawaii Info

VAREP Honolulu

Waagey.org

West Maui Taxpayers Association

What Natalie Thinks

Whole Life Hawaii

Yes2TMT