Ford Island Naval Air Station


American Aviation History on Ford Island

By: Mark Loproto

Most tours of Pearl Harbor include stops at the museums and monuments on Ford Island. Located in the middle of Pearl Harbor, Ford Island is a 441-acre island that's prominent... Read More

The History of Hangar 37 on Ford Island

By: Mark Loproto

Getting to know every element of a place as rich in history as Pearl Harbor can be a daunting task. When planning a visit to this important site and the... Read More

December 7, 1941 – The Other Oahu Targets

By: Mark Loproto

On December 7th, 1941, a striking force of the Imperial Japanese Navy launched a surprise attack on the Pearl Harbor naval base on Oahu. During the course of the two-hour... Read More

The Military Airfields on Oahu

By: Mark Loproto

The attack on Pearl Harbor was a devastating event that had far-reaching consequences. Over 2,000 American servicemen were killed during the surprise Japanese attack. December 7th, 1941 became known as... Read More

Pearl Harbor by the Numbers

By: Mark Loproto

Sometimes it’s difficult to get a true feel for the scope of an event without concrete numbers to back up the information and make it come to life. You already... Read More