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Public schools closed for almost two months after the Pearl Harbor attack.
U.S. Navy gets sublease from Kaho`olawe Ranch for training. After Pearl Harbor attack, Navy takes full control of the island.
Honolulu Blood Bank gets first donor.
Kahului, Hilo and Nawiliwili shelled by Japanese submarines.
The only combat against an armed enemy in the Islands during WWII takes place on the island of Ni`ihau between Benehakaka Kanahele and Japanese flyer who crashes there.
Taiyo Maru returns 450 Japanese citizens residing in Hawai`i to Japan.
War department interns 273 Japanese aliens in Hawai`i.
Gene "Tarzan" Smith paddles the 100-mile channel between O`ahu and Kaua`i.
Army announces plans for $500,000 addition to Tripler general hospital and Schofield station hospital; Navy acquires 222 acres at Halawa for a 1,000 bed hospital.
Kiyoshi "Keo" Nakama sets record in one-mile swim.