Hilton Hawaiian Village—honoring Pearl Harbor WWII veterans

Nov 11, 2016

Hilton Hawaiian Village elegant tower
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Hilton Hawaiian Village in the heart of Waikiki has been an integral part of the Oahu fabric since the 1960s.

Join Cynthia Rankin Regional Director Corporate Communications and Lora Gallagher Regional Marketing Director as they share Hilton’s mission to honor Pearl Harbor and all WWII veterans in conjunction with the Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary remembrance ceremonies on Oahu.

The Hilton Hawaiian Village is proudly hosting USS Arizona, and Pearl Harbor survivors. A special Gala in the Coral Ballroom is planned for the survivors and their families.

Hilton Hotel Corporation worldwide, created Operation Opportunity specifically targeted to reach out and hire US military veterans. When the program was initiated Hilton set a five-year target to hire 10,000 vets--the goal was met in three years!

Correspondent Tom Wilmer joins Cynthia Rankin Regional Director Corporate Communications, and Lora Gallagher Regional Marketing Director Hawaii as they share insights about the various programs and hosted stays for our WWII heroes, and a look back in time at the history of the iconic Waikiki oceanfront Hilton Hawaiian Village resort.

Tropical grounds abound at Hilton Hawaiian VIllage
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Hilton Hawaiian Village rock garden
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Wedding time at Hilton Hawaiian Village
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History Wall at Hilton Hawaiian VIllage chronicles history through engaging photographs
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History Wall--60s Hollywood stars at the Hilton Hawaiian Village
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Early day performers at Hilton Hawaiian Village
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Hilton History Wall: JFK comes to the Hilton Hawaiian VIllage
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Hilton History Wall: Michael performs at Hilton Hawaiian Village
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