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Archive for November, 2010

November 30th, 2010 - 12:27 am § in Features, News, USS Missouri/Pearl Harbor

Tales of the Missouri

By Erenia T. Michell The 16-inch guns of the USS Missouri were pointed at Japan’s Imperial Palace the day World War II ended and all were gathered on the USS Missouri for the signing of the Instruments of Surrender. Truth or myth? Missouri volunteer and regular tour guide Rich Costick says that th[...]

November 29th, 2010 - 11:15 am § in Features, News

UH graduate works to make Hawai’i more energy efficient

By James Kim. University of Hawai’i at Manoa graduate Kelli Miura works to foster public awareness of energy conservation techniques in hopes of reversing the trend that requires the state of Hawai’i to import 40 million barrels of oil per year to meet its energy needs.  She spoke at th[...]

November 19th, 2010 - 4:17 pm § in Features, USS Missouri/Pearl Harbor

Mighty Mo history preserved by volunteers

By Cynthia Thurlow. Rich Costick gives visitors an intimate history of the USS Missouri. The former fire protection supervisor in the Air Force knows where significant events took place on the ship: where a Japanese kamikaze pilot crashed, where artillery hit and what damage was done. “The histo[...]

November 19th, 2010 - 4:01 pm § in Features, USS Missouri/Pearl Harbor

“Mighty Mo” aims to be No. 1 attraction on O‘ahu

By Alicia D. Partridge. Since the arrival and opening of the USS Missouri Battleship museum at Pearl Harbor in 1999, tourists from all over the world have come to see and experience its rich history. After being open for nearly 10 years, the Missouri Memorial Association is focused on making “Migh[...]