FORT SHAFTER
Honolulu, HI 96819, USA

RELOCATION/WELCOME GUIDE

Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

Information

Units

USARPAC postures and prepares the force for unified land operations, responds to threats, sustains and protects the force, and builds military relationships that develop partner defense capacity in order to contribute to a stable and secure United States Pacific Command area of responsibility. USARPAC commands Army forces in the Asia-Pacific

Planning Your Move

The key to a successful transition is your sponsor; however, reading this publication and taking the time to familiarize yourself with all the services and facilities available to you will better prepare you for your move to Hawaii. May your tour of duty here be a rewarding, enjoyable experience. Another

Housing

Island Palm Communities (IPC) offers a great on-post living experience to families from all military branches. Our services and amenities cannot be matched by any other residential community off post. In addition to excellent property management support, residents can enjoy many recreational amenities, such as tot lots, basketball courts, spray

Medical and Dental Services

If you and your family are moving to Hawaii, work with your health care provider, whether TRICARE (service members and their families) or another provider (Department of the Army civilians and their families), before you arrive to ensure a seamless transition in care.  

Family Services

The Family and MWR Blue Star Card is a discount and activities program for Army spouses and families of deployed, TDY and unaccompanied PCS Soldiers overseas for a period of 90 days or longer. The program is a joint effort of all Family and MWR facilities with the primary goal

Dining

Hale Ikena: The picturesque Hale Ikena (meaning “house with a view”) dining and meeting facility at Fort Shafter is next to Walter J. Nagorski Golf Course. Mulligan’s Bar and Grill, inside Hale Ikena, serves breakfast from Thursday to Sunday, lunch daily and dinner Monday through Friday. With a variety of

Recreation

For more information about these and other recreational opportunities at Fort Shafter, visit www.himwr.com .  

History

In 1873, Maj. Gen. John M. Schofield surveyed Pearl Harbor to evaluate its military potential, and for more than a century, Hawaii has played a major role as a headquarters for the U.S. Army in the Pacific. Following the Spanish-American War in 1898, the United States annexed Hawaii. With the

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