One Of The Worst Disasters In U.S. History Happened Right Here In Hawaii
By Megan Shute|Published January 13, 2018
With more than 10 years of experience as a professional writer, Megan holds a degree in Mass Media from her home state of Minnesota. After college, she chose to trade in her winter boots for slippahs and moved to the beautiful island of Oahu, where she has been living for more than five years. She lives on the west side but is constantly taking mini-road trips across the island and visits the neighboring islands whenever she can getaway. She loves hiking, snorkeling, locally-grown coffee, and finding the best acai bowl on Oahu.
The United States’ involvement in World War II was profound, but perhaps nowhere was the war more impactful than in Hawaii, especially on Pearl Harbor. After all, it was the attack on Pearl Harbor that lead to America’s entry into World War II, in both European and Pacific theaters. December 7, 1941 is a day that lives on in infamy as one of the most tragic attacks on the United States — as well as one of the worst disasters in American history.