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It’s All Hands On Deck For Yelp Honolulu’s Battleship Bash



150+ Yelp Elites (& their +1s) were treated to a 5-star evening aboard the historic Battleship Missouri Memorial (also know as the Mighty Mo) for Yelp's Battleship Bash ! Upon arrival guests got the red carpet treatment, took photos in front of a Battleship movie backdrop and received custom dog tags engraved with the event name and date.  

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Groups of yelpers took a 45-minute tour accompanied by USS Missouri tour guides who gave them a sneak peak of the new Battleship movie tour and shared interesting facts about the historical significance of each part of the ship. Chris M's tour guide Reggie captured their "attention from the very beginning by telling" them "about the power of the ship's guns; capable of shooting targets over 20 miles away, at speeds of 1700 miles per hour!" For him, "standing over the spot where the Instrument of Formal Surrender was signed was incredibly humbling. History is so much more interesting when you can experience a part of it first-hand!"

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After the tour, yelpers were treated to a smashing cocktail fete on the ship's fantail. DJs from Mystical Sounds pumped up the jam and yeeps checked-in on their smart phones to get their complimentary sailor hat and Yelp schwag. Hungry history buffs noshed on four food stations from Gordon Biersch.

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Always thirsty yelpers imbibed on a grand assortment of saketinis and mojitos muddled by the friendly staff from Shokudo Japanese. The folks from Aloha Beer were on hand to pour locally brewed draft lager and a Yelp favorite, red ale!

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The phrase "You sunk my battleship!" echoed throughout the party as guests battled it out on Hasbro Battleship board game stations. Trailers for the upcoming movie Battleship, played on screens throughout the evening (as much of it was filmed onboard the USS Missouri) and yelpers won seats to the VIP pre-screening via Mighty Mo trivia. Jacob N regales, "It was awesome to see so many people playing Battleship on a freaking battleship! How many people can actually say they've done that before?"

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Want to relive your nautical escape? Bask in the glory via 5-star reviews, view the party pics by photographer Jonas Maon and chat it up on Talk! 'Til we bash again…

SYOY & Aloha!

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Emi H (+ Interns Thomas O & Pua P)

Senior Community Manager

Yelp Honolulu

 

 

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