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On January 6, 1930 the Oahu Asylum closed and the U.S. Army moved the 549 patients to the new [[ Hawaii State Hospital| Territorial Hospital in Kaneohe.]] In 1972 there were only 200 patients actually in residence at the State Hospital (even though the rate of first admissions has continued to climb as the population of the State soars over 750, 000). Some of the older original buildings are now used by the Windward Community School. |+|
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was established in 1866. The fort served as home to Indian scouts and Buffalo Soldiers and played a key role during the Apache Wars. The post was decommissioned in 1900, but Army Surgeon General George M. Sternberg, noting the good health enjoyed by Fort Bayard troops, successfully worked to maintain the post as an Army hospital – primarily for tuberculosis patients.