Place:Kalaeloa, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

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NameKalaeloa
Alt namesBarbers Point Naval Air Stationsource: Wikipedia
TypeCensus-designated place
Coordinates21.324°N 158.083°W
Located inHonolulu, Hawaii, United States


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Kalaeloa is a census-designated place (CDP) in Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States. The population was 48 at the 2010 census. The community occupies the location of the former Naval Air Station Barbers Point, which was closed in 1999 and subsequently transferred to the . The geographical name, Ka lae loa, means "long point" in Hawaiian and is the native name for what is now called Barbers Point on . The area was known as Barbers Point because Captain Henry Barber wrecked his ship on a coral shoal at this location on October 31, 1796.

In 1993, after the federal government listed Barbers Point for closure, the state legislature established the Barbers Point Naval Air Station Redevelopment Commission (BPNAS-RC) to guide the redevelopment of the former military facilities comprising John Rodgers airfield and of land along the south shore of Oahu between the towns of , Kapolei, and Campbell Industrial Park. On July 1, 2002, the Hawaii Community Development Authority became the redevelopment authority for Kalaeloa. The former Naval Air Station runways and associated facilities are now Kalaeloa Airport.

Barbers Point Housing is that part of Kalaeloa retained temporarily by the U.S. Navy for housing.

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