posted on Dec, 8 2010 @ 06:34 PM
Originally posted by drkXsl
Just thought I would put in my two cents, seeing as I lived in Hawai'i for over ten years, and being a military brat I've been to every base on
O'ahu. I even worked for the DPW for a summer and working with the local guys found out a LOT of interesting stuff concerning underground bases.
The largest acknowledged military tunnel on O'ahu. There's two pictures I've ever been able to find showing the blast doors. Photography is
strictly not allowed and it's hard to get close to the entrance. My mom used to make visits as she was a nurse, and to this day refuses (quite
worriedly now that I think about it) to talk about what happened and what the tunnel was like. All I get out of her is a simple, "I signed some
papers to not talk."
There's another tunnel south of Schofield Barracks and Wheeler AAB, but for the life of me I can't remember the name of it. I remember being told
by my dad's CO when I was very young that we were privy enough to on the "guest list" to go to the tunnel if any attack happened on the island.
WHEELER ARMY AIR BASE
The entire airfield covers a huge underground tunnel system/base. There were three or four boarded up entrances to the network on the sides of the
airstrip when I worked for the DPW. We managed to open up one on break one day and venture shortly in before it freaked the hell out of us. Looked
like they up and left mid 1940's and boarded the place up. Wheeler is known to everyone in the DPW as the black ops base of O'ahu. The base is
HUGE, but if you consider the non-restricted areas it's a very small base. If you tally in the restricted areas that require clearance, the size of
the base is insane.
The east side of the base is known as AREA X. Strict clearance to get in, but we had to clean out a port-a-potty one day so we drove in to the
valley. It's pretty much "training" grounds, but there are quite a few bunkers and small, SMALL, doors leading down in to the ground to be
I can give more detail if anyone wants. There's another area that I know FOR SURE is top secret government underground facility, but the ordeal of
going out, looking around, and being intervened on still scares the s**t out of me, so it'll take a few honest requests to get that one out of me...
Let's just say NASA Plum Brook in Sandusky, OH...
[edit on 14-1-2008 by drkXsl]
Oahu has probably to most world war 2 era bunkers than any other place on Earth.
The Kunia site you were referring to is actually the Kunia Regional Signals Intelligence Operations Center. It is roughly the length of 3 football
fields and currently sits beneath an active pineapple field. What goes on there isn't very secret. It's basically cryptoanalysis of messages and
codes gathered from across the globe.
You can find it at: 21.28.34N, 158.03.17W
Another interesting site is Station "C" atop Aliamanu Crater. This site has over 20 underground rooms and 2 tunnels accessing the facility. On
500-feet long, the other 600-feet long. After World War 2, it was briefly used by the Hawaiian Sea Frontier Command. It was gutted and placed for sale
around the early 1990's. I think it failed to find a buyer.
You can see it at: 21.21.48N, 157.54.30W