Directions to USS Arizona Memorial and the USS Missouri
From Waikiki & Downtown Honolulu - The USS Arizona Memorial is approximately a 45-minute drive from Waikiki. Take Ala Moana Blvd. / Nimitz Highway or (H-1) West to begin. While on H-1; look for the USS Arizona/Stadium exit, #15A. DO NOT TAKE THE PEARL HARBOR EXIT Continue on HI-99 (Kamehameha Highway) and turn left at the 4th traffic light onto Arizona Memorial Place. At the base of the hill turn right and the parking lot is on the left. An overflow parking lot is on the right for use later in the day.
From the JW Marriott Ihilani, Kapolei & Waianae - Take Interstate Highway 1 East (H-1) to begin. Take Exit #13A toward Aiea onto Moanalua Road; stay in the far right lane and take the Stadium/Aiea Exit. Continue on Moanalua Road and turn left at first stoplight onto HI-99 East (Kamehameha Highway). Continue on HI-99 (Kamehameha Highway) and turn right onto Arizona Memorial Place. At the base of the hill turn right and the parking lot is on the left. An overflow parking lot is on the right for use for late in the day.
Next to the Arizona Memorial visitors center is the Bowfin Memorial. You may purchase tickets for the Missouri here and catch a trolley to the Battleship Missouri.
For those without cars, several alternatives by bus are available: Honolulu public transit buses stop regularly at the Visitor Center and can be boarded in Waikiki. The #20 and #42 bus will take you to the USS Arizona Memorial Visitor Center. Various commercial tour bus operators also include the USS Arizona Memorial on their sightseeing itineraries.