Blackened Canteen Ceremony 2017 Memorial

Where: USS Arizona Memorial, Pearl Harbor Hawaii
When: Wednesday, December 6, 2017 | 7:00 am

Hosted by Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor Hawaii, Dr. Hiroya Sugano M.D., and the National Park Service.

Dr. Hiroya Sugano, Director General of the Zero Fighter Admirers’ Club, comes from Japan to conduct this annual commemoration of peace and reconciliation ceremony with a silent prayer and pouring bourbon whisky from a WWII-blackened canteen into the water from the USS Arizona Memorial as an offering to the spirits of the fallen. The public and press are invited on a first come, first served basis by calling Museum Event Coordinator Gary Meyers at 808-282-6570, for reservations. Seating is very limited.