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National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
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Owner description: The resting place for more than 25,000 victims of three American Wars - World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War – this is truly the “Cemetery of Heroes.” Punchbowl was formed some 75,000 to 100,000 years ago during the Honolulu period of secondary volcanic activity. A crater resulted from the ejection of hot lava through cracks in the old coral reefs that, at the time, extended to the foot of the Koolau Mountain Range. Of special note is a monument honoring Hawaii-born astronaut Ellison Onizuka, who perished aboard the Challenger space shuttle in 1986. Also noteworthy are the Courts of the Missing, white stone tablets bearing the names of those missing in action from World War II.
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“Fantastic location”
Reviewed March 12, 2012

The bus driver we had was full of knowledge and found visiting this more special that Pearl harbour. Fantastic location and wonderful views.

Visited January 2012
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“Very lovely cemetery, known as "The Punchbowl"”
Reviewed March 12, 2012

A beautiful spot for meditation; unusual in that there are no tombstones, only flat markers by the graves. Wonderful views of the entire Honolulu area can be seen from here, also.

Visited March 2012
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Calgary, Canada
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“Touching”
Reviewed March 12, 2012

Take a hat or umbrella to protect from the sun. This is a monument to the many servicemen who lost their lives in the Pacific during WW2. It's in the crater of an extinct volcano. Great view from the rim.

Visited February 2012
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Cibolo, Texas
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“Great Tribute to Our Fallen Heroes”
Reviewed March 11, 2012

Nice, peaceful and inspirational. A fitting tribute to those who sacrificed for our freedom.

Visited March 2012
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“special place”
Reviewed March 9, 2012

Much like the arizona memorial brings a different perspective to Hawaii.

Visited April 2011
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