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Barbers Point air museum files suit to stay in business

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The nonprofit Naval Air Museum Barbers Point, which has been been shut down since early November by the state in an eviction effort, has filed a lawsuit against the state, arguing that the museum has an “implied agreement” to use the property now known as Kalaeloa Airport. The tail section of a Navy P-3C Orion originally designed to locate and track enemy submarines sits in the foreground with a Sikorsky SH-3H “Sea King” helicopter, in the background at left, among other aircraft.

    BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The nonprofit Naval Air Museum Barbers Point, which has been been shut down since early November by the state in an eviction effort, has filed a lawsuit against the state, arguing that the museum has an “implied agreement” to use the property now known as Kalaeloa Airport. The tail section of a Navy P-3C Orion originally designed to locate and track enemy submarines sits in the foreground with a Sikorsky SH-3H “Sea King” helicopter, in the background at left, among other aircraft.

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                It is unknown at this time what will happen to the museum’s aircraft, such as a Douglas A-4 Skyhawk aircraft, above left, docked next to a USCG C-130.

    BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    It is unknown at this time what will happen to the museum’s aircraft, such as a Douglas A-4 Skyhawk aircraft, above left, docked next to a USCG C-130.

The nonprofit Naval Air Museum Barbers Point, which maintains that it is being wrongfully evicted by state airport officials over a convoluted contract history, has filed a lawsuit claiming it has an “implied agreement” with the state to occupy certain space at what is now known as Kalaeloa Airport. Read more

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