tue06jun7:00 pmAfter Dark in the ParkBattle of Midway: A Japanese Perspective7:00 pm Kīlauea Visitor Center Auditorium

Time

(Tuesday) 7:00 pm

Location

Kīlauea Visitor Center Auditorium

Event Details

Battle of Midway: A Japanese Perspective

The Battle of Midway, June 4 – 7, 1942, marked a turning point in World War II. The U.S. Navy and the Imperial Japanese Navy would stand toe-to-toe battling for control of the Pacific. From the first decoded messages to the strategic decisions that would alter the course of history, Ben Hayes, historian and program manager for the park’s Interpretation & Education team, takes us through this epic conflict from a different perspective.

When: June 6 at 7:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Kīlauea Visitor Center auditorium

Program co-sponsored by Friends of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park. For information, call (808) 985-6011. Your $2 donation helps to support park programs. Park entrance fees apply

Part of Hawai‘i Volcanoes’ ongoing After Dark in the Park series. Free (park entrance fees apply).