near Halalo, to the south-west of Wallis Island (Uvea).
proved ideal for seaplane operations, and by October 1942 the US
Navy had built 150' x 2,400 taxiway area and 70' x 200 ramp. Concealed
parking areas for six VPB's or PBY's were built with a camp site
and 25,000 gallon aviation fuel tank.
US Navy VS-1-D14 were based here. By the later stages
of the war when the base was disassembled, only token force remained
here for emergency servicing of seaplanes, weather reporting and
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January 9, 2018