Category: Hawaii

For everything in Hawaii from me.

Barbers Point Nimitz Beach Walk, 2020

– Zd073. Moving west along the Nimitz Beach area, the first pillbox is in sight. One of 12 images of the Nimitz Beach in the former Naval Air Station Barbers Point, from the entrance, moving west, up to the first WWII Beach Defense Pillbox. One or more images are of the new solar panel field […]

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The Ford Island Control Tower is being restored.

– Zd063. The restored Ford Island Control Tower 2020. One of several screenshots of a Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum Video, about the restored Ford Island Control Tower, apparently a gift of the U-Haul Company; Thank you, U-Haul! ————————————————— The founders of the U-Haul Company have Navy Roots. The U-Haul Company is carrying all or most […]

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WWII Warbirds will fly over Pearl Harbor in the 75th Commemoration of the End of WWII

– Zd046 (-02) 200810-N-GZ947-0017 PEARL HARBOR (Aug. 10, 2020) Historic aircraft known as the “Warbirds” arrive at Pearl Harbor aboard USS Essex (LHD 2) as part of a lift of opportunity for the 75th Commemoration of the End of WWII. “Salute Their Service, Honor Their Hope” is the theme of the commemoration in Hawaii in […]

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Kissing Sailor, End of WWII

– Zo984. The Kissing Sailor stature on the pier, alongside USS Missouri BB-63 on Ford Island, in Pearl Harbor, this is 2019 picture. —————————————– Album description: Many young people don’t realize, that the world today was shaped by WWII in many, many ways. In my case, born in in 1945, and even remember 3 things […]

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A Piercing Blow: The Aerial Attack on the USS Arizona

– Zo972. One of several images about the USS Arizona Relic exhibit, newly displayed in March 2020, at the Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum, on Ford Island in Pearl Harbor. It is a charred section of the ship’s main deck framing on the port side of the ship. Rusted and oil-stained, it is part of the […]

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The Swamp Ghost of the Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum

– Zo893. One of 14 images of a WWII crashed B-17E on New Guinea, called the “Swamp Ghost”, salvaged by dedicated people and is now displayed at the Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum with the air craft’s most interesting history made available to the visitors here in Pearl Harbor. ——————————————————- As I said before, there is […]

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Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum, where, how & how much.

– Zo873. Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum, the area between Hangars 37 and 79, which is called Raytheon Pavilion and Outdoor Exhibits. An overflow of air crafts is parked here. ————————————— The Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum is located on Ford Island in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. It is a grant place to visit and study American Aviation. […]

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USMC Kaneohe Historical Displays

– Zo858. One of 10 images (in the linked album URL in here) of the main gate area, including Google Earth maps, of the USMC Kaneohe Base, just as you enter the Base. ————————————- On the 18th of July 2020 I visited the USMC Kaneohe Base and looked, took pictures of all their displays. They […]

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The Iwo Jima Memorial at the USMC Base Kaneohe.

– Zo832. One of 27 images I shot on the 18th of July 2020, of the Iwo Jima Memorial, just inside the main gate, on the USMC Base Kaneohe and I let the pictures tell the story. ——————————————– On the 18th of July, I visited the USMC Base in Kaneohe and looked at the historical […]

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Honolulu Rail Transit, HART, 2nd Album, June 2020

Zo724. The HART= Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Depot, Honolulu Rail Transit Depot is located just west of the Leeward Community College on OAHU. I count at least 6 trains. I saw them rolling, trying them out all the way to Pearl Ridge Mall (Waimalu). ——————————————————————– HART= Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation The Honolulu Rail […]

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