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Preservation of Ewa Field moves forward

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / 2016

    Members of the Kapolei Marine Corps Junior ROTC took part in a flag-raising ceremony at Ewa Field in 2016.

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / 2016

    An aircraft burned on the battlefield following the Dec. 7, 1941, attack.

  • COURTESY JOHN BOND

    In October, Ewa Field historian John Bond examined one of 28 huge concrete pilings arrayed around the perimeter of the former aircraft warmup ramp. Donovan Lazarus, commander of American Veterans Hawaii, took responsibility for putting the barriers up in July without permission or permits.

Preservation planning for Ewa Field — a key Dec. 7, 1941, battlefield — is progressing with well-known infrastructure redevelopment firm Louis Berger offering six proposals calling for between 15 and 206 acres to be set aside with walking trails and interpretive signs. Read more

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