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Production Meeting 


Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade Committee
Joel Biggs - Chairman
Chris Meeker - Executive Producer
Earl Hurrey - Selection Chair / Director Military Relations


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Pre-Production Conference Call



PURPOSE - Joel Biggs


Unite Generations in a Living Memorial that honors our Veterans on the Anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor, while taking Americans to the place where history was made to pay tribute to and learn from our History Makers.




  • Airport Protocol

  • Tour Manager – With you throughout your tour - Point of Contact for Questions while in Hawaii. Phone # You should have received your managers name and contact information.  

  • Meals - Breakfast daily - Grab and Go - Pre Boxed at or near hotel, 2 dinners (Luau or PCC, and post parade Bento Box - Chicken, Pork, Fish, Salad Roll)

    • Vegetarian Meal count​ - Must receive today 

    • Allergies - Must receive today

  • Hotels – Great Locations, all within walking distance of Waikiki Beach - Everything you need 

  • Private Bus Transfers to and from Airport and other scheduled excursions

  • Box Truck for Instruments (Instrumental groups only)

  • Pearl Harbor - Pearl Harbor Visitor’s Center, USS Missouri, USS Arizona Memorial - Be patient

  • Enjoy – You are in Hawaii

  • For you adults - Glad you are coming but remember this is about the kids. 

  • Remember your sunblock - nothing more miserable then carrying a Tuba with a sunburn

  • Stick with your group

  • Dress Code

COVID PROTOCOLS - Other Directives


  • There are no covid restrictions on the islands - Some business still require masks - Bring a mask.

  • Volcano on the Big Island - According to all reports - This has not and should not affect travel to Hawaii. 


  • Will we have a banner for the parade?

  • Will the Parade be Live Streamed?

    • Yes, both the Opening Ceremony and Parade will be live streamed beginning at 4pm Hawaii time. This can be found at

  •  Luau – 

    • Every group will have an amazing Luau/Polynesian Show experience 

  • Will we receive a Flower Leis 

  • Will we need to bring our own water?

    • Water will be provided at the Ceremony and Parade on the 7th and for meals. 

    • You should have your own water bottle for daily activities / tours

    • ABC stores are conveniently located throughout Waikiki and have affordable water and snacks etc. 


  • Dbl Check Airline ticket confirmation code sheet for all travelers (provided by Cherish - if flight booked through Historic Productions) - Govt issued ID for passengers 18 or older. For those 17-12 we recommend a photo ID. 




Map of Parade Opening Ceremony - Kuroda Field, Waikiki


















SCHEDULE - Earl Hurrey

2:-3    Groups arrive (schedule arrival times for bands - as instructed by Group Manager)

3:30    Mass Band Rehearsal with Marine Band

3:45    Mass Choir Rehearsal    

4:00    All Veterans Seated On Stage

4:10    All Groups in formation 


Please Stand for the Presentation of Colors and our National Anthem - performed by the Marine Forces Pacific Band under the direction of Staff Sergeant Uiliami Fihaki - Joined by Pearl Harbor Combined Choir 

4:32     Joint Service Color Guard, March in the Colors - National Anthem performed by the Marine Forces Pacific Band, under the direction of SSgt Uiliami Fihaki



  • Sherman E. Burroughs HS

  • Tohopekaliga HS

  • Parker United Methodist Church

  • Aragon HS

  • Bergen County Academies

  • Elbert County HS



  • Amazing Grace - Celtic Pipes - Hawaii


History Maker Medal Presentation. 

5:15 - Speaker 1 – Young Marine of the Year - YM SgtMaj Jason Glaskox

5:20 - Speaker 2 - Pearl Harbor Survivor Jack Holder

5:25 - Speaker 3 -  Colonel Speros Koumparakis, Colonel Marine Corps Base Hawaii

5:35 - Conclude


Marine Forces Pacific Band - New Armed Forces Medley

Dismissed to Parade Route - Follow Tour Manager




Subject to change

  1. Street Bikers

  2. Police Dept Motorcycles

  3. Parade Banner - Young Marines

  4. Sponsor Banners - Historic Programs, Pearl Harbor Tours, Best Defense Foundation A&E History

  5. Joint Service Color Guard

  6. Celtic Pipes and Drums

  7. Army Balloon

  8. Army Platoon

  9. Marine Forces Pacific Band

  10. Marine Balloon

  11. Veterans 

  12. Rosies

  13. Corvette Club

  14. Purple Heart Balloon

  15. Trolly - Military Order of the Purple Hearts

  16. Parker United Methodist Choir

  17.  Punahou JROTC - Flags and Vet Signs

  18. USS Arizona Banner

  19. USS Arizona Ship Balloon

  20. Eastern Arizona College Band

  21. Mustang and Shelby Car Club

  22. Desert Ridge HS Marching Band

  23. American Heritage Girls 

  24. Varsity Spirit Cheerleaders - Group A

  25. Aragon HS Choir / Orchestra 

  26. Tall Flags - Carried by Young Marines

  27. Beauty Queen - 

  28. Campo Verde HS Band

  29. Kahuku JROTC - American Flag

  30. Kahuku Football Team 

  31. Fire and Knife 

  32. Westfield HS Marching Band

  33. Pokagon Band (group) of Potawatomi Indians Ogitchida

  34. USS California Banner

  35. Don Antonio Lugo HS Marching Band

  36. Vietnam Veterans Association

  37. VW Car Club

  38. Somerset Berkley HS Marching Band

  39. Beauty Queen - 

  40. Blazen FX Classic Cars

  41. Los Trancos Woods Community Marching Band

  42. USS Oklahoma Banner

  43. VFW 9061 - Native American Group in full ceremonial clothing

  44. USS Nevada Banner

  45. Sherman E. Burroughs HS Band, Choir & Orchestra

  46. University of Pacific Cheer 

  47. Tohopekaliga High School Choir

  48. Larry A Ryle HS Marching Band

  49. Aiea High School JROTC 

  50. Norman Yakabi’s 2019 Dodge Challenger tribute to our troops

  51. Girl Scout Troops

  52. Bergen County Academies Choir

  53. Navy Balloon

  54. Navy Platoon

  55. USS Pennsylvania Banner

  56. Bayard Rustin HS Marching Band

  57. USS Missouri Naval Sea Cadets

  58. Tall Eagle Balloon

  59. Johnsburg HS Band

  60. Elbert County High School Choir

  61. Beauty Queen

  62. North Creek HS Band

  63. USS West Virginia Banner

  64. Air Force Balloon

  65. Air Force Platoon

  66. USS Utah Banner

  67. Hill Murray HS Band and Orchestra

  68. Cub Scout Pack 442

  69. USS Tennessee Banner

  70. Varsity Spirit - Group B

  71. Space Force Balloon

  72. Saint Johns College HS Marching Band

  73. Beauty Queen

  74. Jeep I Joe

  75. USS Maryland Banner

  76. Century HS Marching Band

  77. Varsity Spirit - Group C

  78. Cub Scout Pack 3304 Red Hill

  79. Taiko Drummers

  80. Weddington HS Band

  81. Coast Guard Balloon

  82. Coast Guard Platoon

  83. Varsity Spirit - Group D

  84. Oakton HS Marching Band

  85. Vet’s Mobile Center

  86. Fire truck


Replace instruments into trucks

Enter in Kapiolani Park 

In line for Meal 

Enjoy Music of the Marine Forces Pacific Band

Awards - Recognition

Closing Remarks

Return to Hotel - Walking or Bus Transfer

Those staying in the Following Hotels will walk; the remaining hotels will be transferred by bus. 


  • Twin Fin

  • Hyatt Place

  • Hyatt


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