The Unique Hike In Hawaii That Leads You To Plane Wreckage From 1944

The Hawaiian Islands are steeped in history, from the first Europeans visiting the islands in 1778 and the establishment of the Kingdom of Hawaii in 1795 to Hawaii’s admittance to the United States of America in 1959. While you will find historical landmarks across the Aloha State, there’s plenty of history hiding in the shadows, including this little-known plane wreckage from World War II found near a popular trail on Oahu. Ready for a historic adventure? Let’s lace up our hiking boots and explore!

Aiea Loop is found within Keaiwa Heiau State Recreation Area at 99-1849 Aiea Heights Dr, Aiea, HI 96701. The park is open daily from 7 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. Learn more about the Aiea Loop Trail here and find details about how to find the hidden plane wreckage found near the trail here.

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