USS Arizona

In this photo taken Nov. 22, 2013, Herb Weatherwax, seated, poses for a photo with Hauula Elementary School sixth graders from left Dawson Langinbelik, Rachel Cheney, Frank Kojima, La'a Beatty, Chase Colleado, Makoa Ahquin-Soren and Keola Baily in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)

Pearl Harbor survivor thrives meeting visitors

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — Herb Weatherwax charms visitors each of the three days a week he volunteers at a memorial for the USS Arizona, a battleship that sank in the 1941 Japanese attack. The […]

12/05/2013

Purple Heart medals (AP Photo)

Purple Heart found in Calif. returned to Texans

TYLER, Texas (AP) – A 1941 Pearl Harbor victim’s Purple Heart found along a California road has been returned to his East Texas family thanks to a teacher and his students.

03/27/2013

USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (AP Photo)

Pearl Harbor dead remembered on 71st anniversary

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) – More than 2,000 people at Pearl Harbor and many more around the country are marking the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attack that killed thousands of people and launched the United States into World War II.

12/07/2012

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