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Pōhakuloa Training Area Quonset Huts

December 3, 2015

From Honolulu Magazine

Pōhakuloa Training Area Quonset Huts

Pōhakuloa Training Area Quonset Huts

Quonset huts were designed during World War II as easy-to-assemble, temporary buildings that could be broken down and reassembled quickly. Many of the more than 100 huts at the Pōhakuloa Training Area were constructed during the 1950s and reportedly contain the only Quonset-hut chapel in the Army. The state says they make up one of the last remaining groups of huts still in use in the U.S., and it’s probable their materials were used on other military bases prior to coming to Pōhakuloa.

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