"Wow, what a difference at Pearl Harbor!
It's been a few years
since I have taken visitors
to the USS Arizona and the USS Missouri.
I would also take them to Pearlridge for a nice lunch.
The Pearl Harbor Visitor Center is a wonderful surprise.
can take our time to have an excellent lunch,
see the shops,
get out of the sun and rest and relax
and have cold drinks and
They truly have the welfare of the tourists in mind.
I had read some negative comments
in the paper
but I saw nothing negative there.
were happy and helpful.
A definite improvement to the entire complex."
KAONOHI - Nov. 10, 2006 - Honolulu Advertiser
"I wanted to say that I am glad
Center is now in place.
Last time I came there, none was in place.
A good place to enjoy a quick breakfast and relaxing location.
Thank you for taking the pictures
them on the website
of my daughter and myself taking a
break for a mini picnic
on 12 Dec 05. Happy Holidays."
TAMMY ROCHE - Edison, NJ
"We should be pleased and proud to see
the thousands and thousands of visitors
to the USS Arizona and the USS Bowfin
will finally be treated
as welcome guests
while they endure the long waits."
BECKY TILLERY - Hawaii Business Woman and daughter
of WWII veteran
"The Pearl Harbor Visitor Center
a much needed place
for the millions of visitors each year,
place to relax and take shelter
while they wait their turn to
visit the memorials."
ROBERT W. HOLUB - USMC (Retired)
"I was told the new Visitor Center was not
a good idea:
After one visit I now believe it is much needed."
VISITOR - US Mainland
"The Pearl Harbor Visitor Center fulfills
a longstanding need for the millions of Americans and International
to Pearl Harbor.
Guests now appreciate a comfortable
place to sit down,
rest and reflect on the historical significance
of the site.
It also provides a welcome respite from the hot sun
GLEN F. TOMLINSON - President, The Tomlinson Corporation