Aiea, Oahu, Hawaii: Crashed World War II Bomber

A B-24 bomber slammed into a mountain ridge in 1944, and it's still there. A short walking trail leads to the wreck, and there's a monument to the ten crew members, who all died.

Keaiwa Heiau State Recreation Area

Address:
Aiea Heights Drive, Aiea, Oahu, HI
Directions:
Keaiwa Heiau State Recreation Area. H-1 to Hwy 78/Moanalua Hwy. Take the Aiea cutoff to the third stoplight. Turn right onto Aiea Heights Drive. Follow it three miles to the end of the road. Continue on the one-way park road to the trailhead. The monument, which is low to the ground, is behind the restrooms next to the parking lot. The bomber is a little way in, along the walking trail.
Admission:
Free
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Bomber plaque.

Crashed World War II Bomber

It's hard to see the bomber wreckage in the lush Hawaiian vegetation.

[Eric, 05/02/2017]

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