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Ewa Battlefield Commemoration
December 6, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
Location: Ewa Field, across from Hawaiian Railway Museum and Pride Baseball Field, West Oahu. Join members of the local community and veterans for the Eighth Annual Observance of the Imperial Japanese Navy attack on Ewa Mooring Mast Field that was defended by the U.S. Marines. The ceremony honors those who were killed that day, both Marines and civilians as well as the forgotten killed in air combat battles near the airfield.
Please attend this very special and important historic event with the expected National Register Nomination of the Ewa battlefield. There hasn’t been a December 7 battlefield site nominated to the National Register since Pearl Harbor.
The Ewa Battlefield Commemoration beginning at 10 AM will also feature music, military color guard, rifle salute and taps. Attendance from many major Hawaii veterans and military cadet organizations, Civil Air Patrol, Sea Cadet Corps, NG Youth Challenge Academy and Kapolei HS Marine Corps JROTC. Aircraft flyover by US Coast Guard, Barbers Point. Classic vintage WW-II military vehicles and reenactors in authentic 1940’s uniforms will be available for photos.