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We cherish and promote our military heritage, a story of great sacrifice, love, dedication and service to the United State of America and its way of life.
We are committed to remembering, understanding, honoring and educating others about the events and people involved in the sites we serve.
We support a collaborative environment that values partnerships and is open to suggestions and new approaches to achieving our mission.
We strive for excellence and continuous improvement in our work and products.
We conduct ourselves in the highest level of moral standards.
We will carry out our fiduciary duties by prudent use of resources entrusted to us.
Leonard Del Byler, a man with a bucket list. In January 2017, I had the great honor to assist in fulfilling a small part of this bucket list. Coming to Hawaii and visiting the USS Arizona Memorial and Pearl Harbor was on Del’s bucket list.
The 100th Infantry Battalion, a segregated unit from Hawaii, entered combat in Italy. It was the first bloody step on a journey of heroism and vindication by Americans of Japanese ancestry in World War II.
Today, thousands of people hike to the summit on the same path used by the mules and soldiers during its construction and operation in the early 1900s to experience one of the most breathtaking views overlooking Waikiki.
Wounded Veterans in Parks (WVIP) is an innovative program supported jointly by PHP and the NPS to re-engage with our service members and allow them to renew their commitment to our country with specific, mission focused scuba diving operations.