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U.S. Hawaiian Department

At the time war broke out, the Hawaiian Department was responsible for the defense of Hawaii and the central Pacific.

Administrative order of battle, 7 December 1941:

Hawaiian Department (Short; at Fort Shafter)
  34 Engineer Regiment (at Schofield)

24 Division (Wilson, at Schofield)

  17 Regiment
21 Regiment
299 Regiment


25 Division (Murray; at Schofield)


27 Regiment
35 Regiment
298 Regiment


Hawaiian Air Force (Martin; at Hickam AFB)      


58 Light Bomber Squadron



12 A-20 Havoc Two destroyed in the Pearl Harbor strike


86 Observation Squadron (at Bellows)



5 O-47
    18 Bombardment Wing (Rudolph)


  5 Heavy Bomber Group



  12 B-17 Flying Fortresses Four destroyed in the Pearl Harbor strike



11 Heavy Bomber Group




33 B-18 Bolo 12 destroyed in the Pearl Harbor strike


14 Pursuit Wing (Davidson; at Wheeler AFB)      



15 Fighter Group Distribution of aircraft is uncertain.
33 P-40, 4 P-36, and 6 P-26 destroyed in the Pearl Harbor Strike.




45 Fighter Squadron




  10 P-36 Hawk
4 P-26 Peashooter





46 Fighter Squadron





10 P-36 Hawk
4 P-26 Peashooter





47 Fighter Squadron (at Haleiwa)





1 P-36 Hawk
2 P-26 Peashooter
10 P-40 Warhawk




18 Interceptor Group




6 Interceptor Squadron





18 P-40 Warhawk




19 Interceptor Squadron





18 P-40 Warhawk




44 Interceptor Squadron





20 P-40 Warhawk




73 Interceptor Squadron





14 P-40 Warhawk




78 Interceptor Squadron




  19 P-40 Warhawk


References

Morison (1948)

http://www.freeport-tech.com/WWII (accessed 2002; now defunct)



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