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Home of the Brave Tour

Hawaii's only Pearl Harbor Military Base Tour Led by WWII Historian Guides Private WWII Museum

Oahu’s #1 Pearl Harbor/Military Tour on TripAdvisor

Join us with our highly rated Home of the Brave Tour

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Home of the Brave Tour

Military Base Day Tour

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  • Knowledgable Guides

    Learn interesting historical facts about the events leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor, as well as during, and after World War II.

  • Pickup and Dropoff

    Your Home of the Brave Tour starts as a uniformed historian guide picks you up from Waikiki around 5:45am in a comfortable, air-conditioned touring van.

  • Early Start

    Avoid the crowds at the Arizona Memorial with an early start at 5:45am.

  • Arizona Memorial Ticket Included

    Every tour includes a ticket to board the Arizona Memorial via the Navy Launch, park service film, and tour of the Valor in the Pacific Visitor center.

  • Tour Other O’ahu Military Battlefield Sites

    Tour takes you to Fort Shafter, Wheeler Army Airfield, Schofield Army Barracks, and Punchbowl National Memorial.

  • Home of the Brave Museum

    Visit our exclusive and nostalgic WWII museum that honors the brave men and women who fought courageously during WWII. We host one of the largest and most unique collection of 1940s memorabilia and photographs that represent America’s Greatest Generation.


Edward H

“Must-do for history buffs”

Be ready for a crack-of-dawn start and a full day. The tour guide was a fount of information about the Pearl Harbor attack and Honolulu in general. The tour includes not only Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial, but a number of other sites involved in the attack and depicted in many movies. The tour finishes at their eclectic museum of WW II artifacts.

Edward H
T. Moore

“Very interesting and well organized”

Duke was a great tour guide, who clearly knows and has a lot of respect for the events of Dec 7, 1941. In addition to his running commentary, they also showed a number of relevant video clips to help while away any time while stuck in traffic. However, the tour is planned in such a way as to minimize travel times and avoid as much of the Honolulu/Waikiki traffic as possible. Well done!

T. Moore
Nathan W

“Best tour of military sites in Hawaii”

Duke is a very knowledgeable and personable young man. His enthusiasm is infectious. The access this tour has is amazing. The active military bases you get to see and the experiences on there such as listening to the bugle call as the Stars and Stripes are raised at the HQ of the US Army in the Pacific is incredible.

I would highly recommend this tour. I had a great day and really enjoyed it. Great job guys.

Nathan W
Paula B.

“Excellent Tour with an Excellent Guide”

Thanks Olav for a fascinating & informative day . An early start, 6 am pick up, this tour not only takes you out the Arizona Memorial and visitors centre, but we also saw the flag raising at Fort Shafter, and toured around both Wheeler Army Base & Schofield Army Barracks.

We did a slow drive through the Punchbowl National Memorial and finished up at what would have to be one of the more personal, private Museums. All throughout the day Olav kept up a steady stream or both historical information and personal accounts of events. Truly an educational experience. Would highly recommend it to both the enthusiast & layman. Well done.

Paula B.

About Us

Glen and Janet Tomlinson
Founder, Home of the Brave Tours

Since 1991 Home of the Brave Military Base Tours has been acknowledged as the most comprehensive and exclusive tour of its kind in Hawaii.

Home of the Brave Tours, unlike any other Pearl Harbor tour has established special relationships with the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy, Park Service and the DOD WWII Commemoration Committee to allow tour access to many unique and historic points of interest on the island of Oahu in Hawaii.

Home of the Brave Tours has also worked with the History Channel, National Geographic, and Walt Disney Productions on the epic movie “Pearl Harbor”.