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|In 1934, the Army Air Corps saw the need for another airfield in Hawai‘i and assigned the Quartermaster Corps the job of constructing a modern airdrome from tangled brush and sugar cane fields adjacent to Pearl Harbor. The site consisted of 2,200 acres (9 km²) of ancient, emerged coral reef covered by a thin layer of soil, with the Pearl Harbor entrance channel and naval reservation marking its...||10/28/2008||1,031|
|This former airfield had an extremely short life in its original role as a military airfield. According to Army Corps of Engineers documents,|
the Navy acquired 220 acres by lease for Hart Outlying Field in early 1942.
The Naval Air Advanced Training Command developed the site
and used it to support flight training operations in the Jacksonville area.Only nine months...
|The Hawaii State Capitol is the official statehouse or capitol building of Hawai‘i in the United States. From its chambers, the executive and legislative branches administer their duties in the governance of the state. The Hawaii State Legislature—composed of the twenty-five member Hawaii State Senate led by the President of the Senate and the fifty-one member Hawaii State House of Representati...||10/19/2006||611|
|A 1942 aerial view of the Haleiwa Airfield. ||03/05/2007||652|
|Just a few feet away from the ground, an airplane aproaching Hawaii Airport.||08/19/2005||3,225|
|Some time during the years 1939-1940 the lease to this small tract of land ran out. Negotiations were started for the acquisition of about 7,000 acres of land surrounding the Ewa mooring mast. The idea was to divide the land in such a way as to make part of it into an emergency landing field, and the remainder into a bombing range. This didn't happen but eventually 3,500 acres was acquired. ||11/03/2008||1,241|
|World War 2-era view of Newport. |
This field was built during the WW2 era as the largest of 16 satellite landing fields which supported primary flight training at Grosse Isle Naval Air Station.
The date of construction of Newport NOLF has not been determined, but the earliest depiction of the field which has been located was a 1942 map, which labeled it as "Newport F...
|Pan-STARRS -- the Panoramic Survey Telescope & Rapid Response System -- is an innovative design for a wide-field imaging facility being developed at the University of Hawaii's Institute for Astronomy.|
By using four comparatively small telescopes, each with a 3-degree diameter field of view, astronomers will be able to develop and deploy an economical observing system that will be abl...
|In this December 1953 aerial view of Dillingham. |
Two large multi-engine aircraft are visible on the runway, with several more in the revetments on the east side of the field, and a large number of single-engine aircraft are visible along the revetments on the north side of the field.
|There are 3,066 counties in the United States, and many other city, borough and census areas, Here is a small collection of those (4 or 5) that make up the state of Hawaii.||04/26/2006||670|
|Honolulu, Hawaii's interenational Marketplace, great place to find all sorts of things.||08/31/2007||702|
|There are references to Kahuku as an emergency field dating to the 1930's, but it was not until the United States entered World War II that the airfield was developed. Kahuku Army Airfield was classified as an auxiliary field and had a very short life span, from 1942 until it was closed in the late 1940's. Ground troops were stationed in the area to protect the airfield and man the shoreline fo...||10/28/2008||851|