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Military Museums on O`ahu
Naval Air Museum Barbers Point (Kapolei, HI)
Naval Air Museum Barbers Point aims to preserve Hawaii's naval aviation history, as well as its historical aircraft. Historical content includes artifacts and aircraft, as well as historical documents and publications from Hawaii's many airstations. Covered airstations include, but are not necessarily limited to the following: Khului (Maui), Pu'unene (Maui), Holmstead (Molokai), Kaneohe (Oahu), Ewa field (Oahu), Barbers Point (Oahu). Museum open to the public by appointment only. For appointment, contact (808)682-3982. Note that as of Nov. 9, 2019 the museum was closed. No plans for relocation have been announced.
Army Museum of Hawaii at Fort DeRussy (Honolulu, HI)
Museum housed in Battery Randolph, a building built in 1911 as part of Honolulu's defense system. The museum is located on the West edge of Waikiki, along Kalia Road, on the grounds of the Hale Koa Hotel and the Ft. DeRussy Recreation Center. Museum is open Tuesday - Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information, visit the museum website at the URL provided above.
Tropic Lightning Museum (Schofield Barracks, HI)
Museum located on a military base, but is open to the public. Base access requires a valid, state issued ID as well as vehicle registration, and insurance and safety check documents. Museum located at Waianae Avenue, Bldg. 361, Schofield Barracks, HI 96875. For more information visit museum website or contact the museum directly at: (808) 655-0438
U.S.S. Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park (Honolulu, HI)
Museum is open to the public and includes exhibits including a waterfront memorial, flags, mssiles, war artifacts and more. See museum page for information on U.S.S. Bowfin's non-lending research library.