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Palm Circle

Fort Shafter, Hawaii
County of Honolulu.
National Register Number: 84000104
Resource type: District.
Property type: Historic District: Historical.
Congressional District: HI-1 Certified Local Government: NO

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 28, 1987):
This area, dubbed the "Pineapple Pentagon," housed the offices and headquarters of the commanding general and his staff, U.S. Army forces, Pacific Ocean Areas, during World War II. By 1944 this command was responsible for the supply and administration of all U.S. Army personnel in the Central and South Pacific, and from 1943 to 1945, carried out logistical planning for the invasion of the Gilberts, Marshalls, Mariannas, Guam, Palau, and Okinawa.


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