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Haleiwa Fighter Strip was a United States military airfield located on Oahu, Hawaii. It was used as part of the island's defense in World War II. After the war Haleiwa Fighter Strip was reused as a civilian airport. It was apparently abandoned between 1947-1961.

Haleiwa Fighter Strip in Days of Infamy[]

The Haleiwa Fighter Strip was an American Army Air Corps base until the Japanese arrived in 1941. It was the first air strip to fall to the Japanese, giving their Navy planes a land base to operate from during the invasion of Hawaii.

When the Americans returned in 1943, it was the first airfield to fall to them.