Blackened Canteen Ceremony 2017

This event has passed. Please view our upcoming events here. We hope to see you at our Museum soon!

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. Registration for this event is now closed. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to see exclusive videos and photos during the ceremony.

Click here to view event photos on Flickr