16 Feb 1932

Photo(s) dated 16 Feb 1932
USS Lexington off Lahaina, Maui, US Territory of Hawaii, 16 Feb 1932
17 Jun 1940

Hawaii
  • Civilian contractors began expanding Puunene Airport on Maui, US Territory of Hawaii for US Navy use. ww2dbase [Puunene, Maui | CPC]
20 Jun 1940

Hawaii
  • Light cruiser USS Phoenix departed Lahaina, Maui, US Territory of Hawaii for the Panama Canal Zone. ww2dbase [Phoenix | Lahaina, Maui | CPC]
16 Nov 1942

Hawaii
15 Mar 1943

Hawaii
20 Sep 1943

Hawaii
  • Air operations at Naval Air Station Kahului on Maui, US Territory of Hawaii officially commenced with the arrival of Composite Squadron VC-23 and their SBD Dauntless scout bombers. ww2dbase [Kahului Naval Air Station | Kahului, Maui | DS]
15 May 1944

Hawaii
  • US Navy 127th Construction Battalion relieved the 48th Construction Battalion in the work to build aviation gasoline facilities at Maui, US Territory of Hawaii. ww2dbase [Maui | CPC]
15 Jun 1944

Hawaii
  • US Navy 142nd Construction Battalion relieved the 39th Construction Battalion in the construction of the Naval Air Station Kahului in US Territory of Hawaii. ww2dbase [Kahului Naval Air Station | Kahului, Maui | CPC]
10 Nov 1944

Photo(s) dated 10 Nov 1944
Men of US 24th Marine Regiment celebrating the birthday of the US Marine Corps, Maui, US Territory of Hawaii, 10 Nov 1944

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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