"PUOWAINA --- PUNCHBOWL CRATER" Punchbowl Tip by LoriPori

Punchbowl, Honolulu: 10 reviews and 21 photos

  National Memorial Cemetery
by LoriPori

The impressive PUOWAINA National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl, honors the sacrifices and achievements of the American Armed Forces in the Pacific during World War II and the Korean Conflict.
Punchbowl is an almost perfectly round crater of an extinct volcano. Inside are the bodies of 33,000 men and women whose lives were sacrificed while fighting for the United States.
More than five million visitors pay their respects at Punchbowl every year, making this the most visited site in Hawaii.
Walking tours by the AMerican Legion are available.
Visit between the hours of 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. daily.

Phone: 532-3720

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Mar 9, 2005
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