July 4th – Sing the 4th of July! Celebrating Independence Day with performances by choral groups Melemai Kapu’uwaimai, and from China, Liao Qiyu Opera Troupe, 12:00pm to 1:30pm, Hangar 37. Free with Museum admission and free to Museum members.
July 15th- 17th – Aviation Adventure. A cross-cultural experience for young people as students from China will join our local students as they explore the history of aviation in Hawaii and the science, technology, engineering and math principles of flight. Three full days and two nights of adventure. Overnight accommodations provided on the Battleship Missouri. $300 for the 3-day/2-night program includes all materials, meals, snacks, overnight accommodations, and an Aviation Adventure logo tee shirt. Discounts available for Museum Members. This program is open to those who have completed the Museum’s basic Flight School program or who are at least 13 years of age. Aviation Adventure repeats: July 22nd-24th. Visit www.PacificAviationMuseum.org/Education/AviationAdventure or email Education@PacificAviationMuseum.org for more information.
August 16th & 17th – Biggest Little Airshow in Hawaii, 10am to 4pm. This year is the Museum’s 6th Remote-Control Airshow. Visitors will be able to drive on to Ford Island or take the free shuttle from the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center and experience remote control 1/5th scale warbirds, jets, and helicopters performing aerial combat, stunts, aerobatics, and candy bombings for the keiki. Other activities include: music, actual aircraft flyovers, full size aircraft static displays, hangar tours, enter to win prize drawings, food, drink, retail and entertainment booths and exhibits, and a free showing of Disney’s new film Planes: Fire and Rescue, at 5pm. (Bring your chairs and mats.) This is a Hawaii Tourism Authority sponsored event. Sponsored in part by Clear Channel Media + Entertainment, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Yelp, Pearlridge Center, Mokulele Airlines, Pizza Hut, Aqua Hospitality, and Hawaii Gas. For more information including sponsorship and booth opportunities, call 808-441-1013 or visit PacificAviationMuseum.org.Tickets for the Airshow only and tickets for the entire Museum visit that day are available online at PacificAviationMuseum.org
September 27 – Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live! Free admission to Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor for anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! Ticket. Download free tickets at http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/. This is an annual national celebration of culture & learning between the two museums. Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor is a Smithsonian Affiliate Museum.
October 4th – Hangar Talk & Book Signing with Stacey Hayashi, author of Journey of Heroes. Hangar Talk is at 2pm followed by book signing and meet the author at 3pm. Free with Museum admission and free to Museum Members.
October 18th – Open Cockpit Day, 10am to 4pm in both Hangars. Climb into the cockpit of one of several of our historic aircraft and talk story with pilots. Flight suits, helmets, and fun provided. Bring your camera! Free with Museum admission and free to Museum Members.
December 6 – 8th Anniversary Dinner Gala – “Destinations & Dreams” 5:30 to 9:30PM. The annual fundraiser for Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor. Cocktails, dinner, entertainment, and prize opportunities to help support the Museum’s Restoration and Education programs. Tickets are $250 for the gala event in the battlefield hangars of Ford Island, on the night before the December 7th attack occurred in 1941. Information, sponsor tables & ticket sales at PacificAviationMuseum.org or call 441-1006 for more.
The Museum Store and Laniakea Café restaurant are unique in their offerings and their 1940s ambiance. Phone (808) 441-1000 or visit www.PacificAviationMuseum.org for tickets and more information.
Tickets and a free Flight Simulator coupon are available online. Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization, which depends on membership and donations for its support. A Smithsonian Affiliate Museum, it is also 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.