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President Roosevelt makes a five-day visit to the Islands for a conference.

Martial law lifted; civil rights are fully restored. Read More.

Three separate military-related accidents on O`ahu claim a total of 187 lives and injure 396.

First company of WACs arrives.

Explosion of LSTs in Pearl Harbor kills 163, injures 396.

Two army planes collide and crash in Kalihi.

Last air raid alarm of the war warns of potential danger.

Democratic National Convention urges statehood for Hawai`i.

Honolulu's housing shortage is critical with 56,000 persons lacking adequate housing according to the governor's coordinating committee on housing.

Commercial rent control established on O`ahu.

Governor Stainback orders Honolulu brothels closed.

Halawa station opens; the inclined shaft with an underground pump is the first water facility operating outside Honolulu city limits.

$198,509,000 worth of imports arrives in Hawai`i; exports total $85,141,000.

Jack Hall appointed regional representative for ILWU.

The Laysan Rail, an endemic bird of Hawai`i discovered in 1828, becomes extinct.

Freak storm hits windward O`ahu with winds reaching 65 miles an hour at Waimanalo and Kaneohe.

Paris liberated by Allied troops.

Congress passes the GI bill (Servicemen's Readjustment Act).

Appalachian Spring premieres, composed by Aaron Copeland and choreographed by Martha Graham.

Greek civil war breaks out.

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