National Geographic : 1942 Oct
t-a Pan-Pacific Press Women Who Wove Flowery Wreaths for Departing Islanders and Visitors NowMake Camouflage Nets Every Honolulu visitor recalls the leis, wreaths of fragrant flowers, which on sailing day were hung about his neck byfriends. Onthedocks were brown, smiling Kanaka women who wove and sold these garlands. Today they weave camouflage for gun positions and pillboxes socleverly that such installations areoften indistinguishable a few rods away. One may drive around Oahu, yet see little of the gun emplacements and air bases that ring theisland.