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Time needed to visit Pearl Harbor while on airport layover?

K M
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Time needed to visit Pearl Harbor while on airport layover?

Hello,

The airport changed our flight plans and we now have a layover in the Honolulu airport - although not long.

I'm tempted to try and modify our flight plans further if it is feasible to arrive in Honolulu, travel to the Arizona Memorial, spend some time there and return to the airport in a timely fashion.

What kind of time would I need to do this? 4 hours? 6 hours?

Any input would be appreciated!

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1. Re: Time needed to visit Pearl Harbor while on airport layover?

I would not try it if it is less than 5 to 6 hours. What time of day is your layover? Sometimes the wait times at the Arizona are a little log.

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2. Re: Time needed to visit Pearl Harbor while on airport layover?

The tour of the memorial is about 1hr. 15min. If you arrive after 10 am

the wait may be about 2 hours. The ride from the airport is only

about 10 minutes. People are lining up before 7 am and the first

tour starts at 8am.

K M
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3. Re: Time needed to visit Pearl Harbor while on airport layover?

Thanks for the input. That's exactly what I needed to know.

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4. Re: Time needed to visit Pearl Harbor while on airport layover?

We just returned from Hawaii The car rental van driver gave us an excellent "tip" for visiting the Arizona at this time of the year.(due to fewer tourists). He said no need to get there at 7:00 a.m.; but rather to go around 10:30 or 11:00. We arrived about 11:15 and found no "lines". We were assigned a 12:00 "movie time" (everyone must see video presentation prior to taking boat over to the Arizona). By the time we browsed the museum and took a few pictures we had only about 10 minutes to wait. Hope this is helpful.

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5. Re: Time needed to visit Pearl Harbor while on airport layover?

Thursday last week we arrived at 1:00 pm, no line but boats weren't running to memorial due to debris in harbor. Got ticket for next movie showing 20 min from time we got there.

Went back again Friday around 1:30/2:00 again no line and got ticket for next movie/boat 20 min from when we arrived

Traffic to/from the airport is madening, though, stop lights take 5 min each

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