ON THE GO - The Army Redlanders, winners of the Hawaiian Armed Forces Senior Invitational Basketball League championship, departed Honolulu International Airport, January 20 for Okinawa where they participated in the Pacific Area Army Championships Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (Complete results not available at press time). Arrangements have been made with the Department of Education to provide instruction in academic courses on the elementary and high school level and home economics courses in the field of food, clothing, parent education, house and home furnishing, family management and relationships.This is the fourth in a series of six articles on dental health published by the Hawaii Lightning News in cooperation with the Schofield Barracks Dental Clinic in observance of National Dental Health Week, February 6-12. Davis, an oral hygienist at the Schofield Barracks Dental Clinic, demonstrates the proper method of brushing teeth to Wayne Miller Jr., son of Capt. Under the terms of the agreement, Department of Education would pay the cost of instruction and the Army would provide classroom facilities as well as administrative support to include assistance in recruiting instructors for this program.
Prior to the Army establishment of Fort Shafter and long before the arrival of Europeans, Native Hawaiians lived and worked in the ahupua’a of Kahauiki.
The Army has documented many archaeological sites on the post.
The 2nd Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment was the first unit stationed at the new post. Department of the Interior added Palm Circle to the National Register of Historic Places as one of the fewer than 2,500 National Historic Landmarks across the entire Nation and its territories.
Located in beautiful Honolulu, Hawaii, Fort Shafter opened as an Army post in 1907 with the construction of the now famous Palm Circle (which has become a National Historic Landmark.) Construction and expansion continued throughout the first half of the 20th century.
Construction began in 1905 on the ahupua’a of Kahauiki, former Hawaiian crown lands ceded to the United States government after annexation.