Friday, January 15, 2016

Travelore News: Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor Named Hawaii's "#1 Historical Spot Worth Traveling For" By TripAdvisor's® FlipKey®

FlyingTigersP40_Tower / Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor on Ford Island, Oahu, Hawaii, USA (PRNewsFoto/Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl)

 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."

With more than 5 million monthly unique visits, FlipKey® is a TripAdvisor® company and helps power
 the vacation rental experience on® – the world's largest travel website.

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 it
s 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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