Bush, Brigadier General Chuck Yeager, and retired Brigadier General Paul Tibbets. You'll get to see the island's countryside, the Dole Plantation, exciting surfing beaches and breathtaking lookout points. [34][35] The plane remained there for 64 years, earning its nickname, and the wreckage was used as a navigational aid. [15] The museum occupies hangars 37 and 79 on Ford Island and covers 16 acres. [16] On April 4, 2013, the museum received its millionth visitor. [17], Due to its historical significance, as the location of the first radio alert of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the museum plans to spend over $7,500,000 repairing the Ford Island control tower. [44] In 2012, the program was credited with teaching 3,500 students from 40 schools. [34] Later, it was used in the February 22, 1942 bombing of Rabaul. [21] In 2010, records filed with Congress shows that defense firms had donated nearly $449,000 to the museum during efforts to raise money to restore the tower. [4], Prior to the completion of the Admiral Clarey Bridge in 1998, access to Ford Island was provided via ferry boat only to those residing on Ford Island and their guests. Location: Check-in at Kahului Airport (OGG), Depart: 6:30 am | Return 7:30 pm (Approximately. It also damaged three cruisers, three destroyers, and one minelayer. ), Pick-up 6:00 AM, Drop-off 1:30 PM (2:15 PM with luxury upgrade). 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