SDPHS shall be an organization dedicated to keeping alive the memory of military personnel who perished or persevered during the attack on Pearl Harbor and other Oahu installations on December 7, 1941. Its motive and spirit shall be a pledge of fraternal and patriotic purposes as well as sharing the historical data left to us by the Pearl Harbor survivors.

This purpose is accomplished through the following objectives:


Provide biennial scholarships through essay contests and the like to young SDPHS members to encourage them to further their education and the purpose and objectives of SDPHS;


 Fund the placement of memorial wreaths, plaques, benches, and monuments at museums, national cemeteries, and other places of remembrance;


Chronicle the attack on Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941 to include the names of survivors, stories of survivors, stories of child survivors, survivor deaths, and ships in the harbor on the day of the attack as well as those of surrounding military installations;


Preserve and defend the United States of America from her enemies both foreign and domestic;


Maintain allegiance to the Constitution of the United States of America;


Provide educational presentations and materials at civic group meetings, in public and private schools, and other public gatherings in a effort to keep America alert to another attack by her enemies;


Represent SDPHS at Memorial Day, Veterans Day, December 7, and other remembrance ceremonies;


Conduct solemn services of remembrance.