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Camp H.M. Smith: In-Depth Welcome Center (2022 Edition)
Camp H.M. Smith: In-Depth Welcome CenterCamp H.M. Smith: In-Depth Welcome Center

Camp H.M. Smith: In-Depth Welcome Center (2022 Edition)

Aloha!

Welcome to the Camp H.M. Smith Marine Corps base. Camp H.M. Smith serves as headquarters for Marine Corps Forces, Pacific and Fleet Marine Forces, Pacific. The base is also home to the Indo-Pacific Command.

The base’s 224 acres were acquired by the Marine Corps in 1955. It is now considered part of Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Keep reading to learn more about Camp H.M. Smith, its facilities, and your new Hawaiian home.

Where Is Camp H.M. Smith?

Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii, Address
PMO Pass and ID Office
Building 601
Camp H.M. Smith, HI 96861
Phone: 1 (808) 477-8734 or 1 (808) 477-8735

Camp H.M. Smith Map

Camp H.M. Smith Directions

Camp H.M. Smith is located on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, near Halawa Heights. The island’s major airport, Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, is about 5 miles from Camp H.M. Smith.

Driving Directions From Daniel K. Inouye International Airport to Camp H.M. Smith

  1. Take Aolele Street to Route 92 west.
  2. Turn left onto Route 92 west.
  3. Turn right onto Valkenburgh Street.
  4. Turn left onto Radford Drive.
  5. Turn right onto Bougainville Drive.
  6. Turn left onto Salt Lake Boulevard.
  7. Turn right onto Kahuapaani Street.
  8. Continue straight to stay on Kahuapaani Street.
  9. Continue onto Halawa Heights Road.
  10. Turn right onto Elrod Road. This will lead you to the Camp H.M. Smith gate.

Camp H.M. Smith Transportation Office

Camp H.M. Smith Distribution Management Office
Building 3AA
Camp H.M. Smith, HI 96861
Phone: 1 (808) 477-8840

Camp H.M. Smith and Camp H.M. Smith Household Goods/Transportation Office Hours

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday – 0730 to 1600.
  • Thursday – 0730 to 1400.

Entering Camp H.M. Smith and Base Amenities

Entering Camp H.M. Smith and Base Amenities

Check-In Procedures for Incoming Personnel

Incoming personnel should contact their unit for in-processing instructions.

Camp H.M. Smith Visitor Center

PMO Pass and ID Office
Building 601
Camp H.M. Smith, HI 96861
Phone: 1 (808) 477-8734 or 1 (808) 477-8735

Camp H.M. Smith PMO Pass and ID Office Hours

  • Monday through Friday – 0630 to 1400.

Camp H.M. Smith DEERS Office

Camp H.M. Smith DEERS and ID Card Office
Building 601
Camp H.M. Smith, HI 96861
Phone: 1 (808) 477-0160

Camp H.M. Smith DEERS and ID Card Office Hours

  • Monday through Thursday – 0730 to 1200 and 1300 to 1600.
  • Friday – 0730 to 1200 and 1300 to 1500.

Camp H.M. Smith Gate Information

The gate for Camp H.M. Smith is found on Elrod Road in Aiea. For more information on base entry, visit the MCB Hawaii PMO/Pass and ID website.

Camp H.M. Smith Commissary

Camp H.M. Smith Commissary

Camp H.M. Smith does not have its own commissary. However, military personnel can use the nearby commissaries at neighboring military bases. The closest commissary is at Pearl Harbor. For a full list of commissaries, visit the Defense Commissary Agency’s website.

Pearl Harbor Commissary
4725 Bougainville Drive
Pearl Harbor, HI 96860
Phone: 1 (808) 471-8402

Pearl Harbor Commissary Hours

  • Sunday through Saturday – 0900 to 2100.

Camp H.M. Smith Exchange

Camp H.M. Smith does not have its own exchange, but it does have a Marine Mart with dry cleaning, alterations, and laundry services. Military personnel may also use the nearby exchanges at neighboring military bases.

Camp H.M. Smith Marine Mart
Building 2C
Camp H.M. Smith, HI 96861
Phone: 1 (808) 488-1234

Camp H.M. Smith Exchange Hours

  • Monday through Friday – 0700 to 1430.

Camp H.M. Smith Barber Shop

Building 4
Camp H.M. Smith, HI 96861
Phone: 1 (808) 486-8015

Camp H.M. Smith Barber Shop Hours

  • Monday through Friday – 0700 to 1530.

Camp H.M. Smith Post Office

Camp H.M. Smith Post Office

Building 2C
Camp H.M. Smith, HI 96861
Phone: 1 (808) 477-0203

Camp H.M. Smith Finance Office

If you’re looking for financial guidance, check out MCCS Hawaii’s Personal Financial Management Program at nearby MCB Hawaii. Get one-on-one counseling, take a financial class, and learn about special financial resources available to you as a military family.

MCB Hawaii Financial Readiness Program
Building 220, Fourth Street
MCB Hawaii, HI 96734
Phone: 1 (808) 257-7783

MCB Hawaii Financial Readiness Program Hours

  • Monday through Friday – 0530 to 1545.

Legal assistance is available at MCB Hawaii. Appointments are required for certain legal matters. For more information on walk-in services, visit the legal office’s website.

MCB Hawaii Legal Center
Building 215, Fourth Street
MCB Hawaii, HI 96734
Phone: 1 (808) 257-6738

Camp H.M. Smith Library

A library is available at nearby MCB Hawaii. You can also access reading materials at Camp H.M. Smith’s Reading Room on the first deck of Wing 2C. For more information, visit the MCCS Hawaii website.

MCB Hawaii Library
Building 219
MCB Hawaii, HI 96863
Phone: 1 (808) 254-7624

MCB Hawaii Library Hours

  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday – 0900 to 1700.
  • Tuesday – 0900 to 1900.

Camp H.M. Smith Hotels

Camp H.M. Smith Hotels

You can find reasonably priced military lodging in Hawaii by checking out the Department of Defense Lodging website, the IHG Army Hotels website, and the MCCS Hawaii lodging website.

Navy Gateway Inns and Suites at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam
1623 Battleship Drive
Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, HI 96860
Phone: 1 (808) 800-2337

Hot Tip: Download MyBaseGuide’s Camp H.M. Smith Military Relocation Guide for information about hotels near Camp H.M. Smith.

Download MyBaseGuide's Camp H.M. Smith Military Relocation Guide for information about hotels near Camp H.M. Smith.

Major Cities Near Camp H.M. Smith

Where Should I Live Near Camp H.M. Smith?

Major Cities Near Camp H.M. Smith

Military housing in Hawaii is limited. Military personnel who choose to rent or buy housing instead can live in a number of nearby communities, including Aiea, Ewa Beach, Halawa, Honolulu, Kailua, Kaneohe, Pearl City, and Waipahu.

Best Places To Live Near Camp H.M. Smith

Aiea

Aiea is found in Honolulu County. The community has a population of approximately 10,000. Aiea is home to Pearlridge Center, the largest enclosed shopping center in the state. The shopping venue hosts special events, a weekly farmers market, and the island’s only monorail.

Aiea is also home to Keaiwa Heiau State Recreation Area and its Aiea Loop Trail. The 4.8-mile Aiea Loop Trail runs along the ridge on the west side of Halawa Valley. From the trail, you can take in stunning views of the southern coastline of the island from Pearl Harbor and the Waianae Range to Honolulu and Diamond Head.

Camp H.M. Smith Schools

Camp H.M. Smith Schools

There are no DoDEA schools in Hawaii, but the island has public, private, and charter schools available for your children. For information on Hawaii’s public school system, homeschooling in the state, local bus transportation, and more, check out the MCCS Hawaii school liaison program website.

For more information on local schools and child care, you can also check out our article on The Best Camp H.M. Smith Schools: Daycare – High School (2022 Edition).

Camp H.M. Smith Weather

hawaii ocean

The island of Oahu has nearly perfect weather year-round. Day or night, summer temperatures stay in the 70s and 80s. In the winter, things don’t cool off too much, with average highs in the high 70s and average lows in the 60s. The island of Oahu gets approximately 13 inches of rain each year.

Potential weather and climate hazards in Hawaii include earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, tsunamis, and volcanic eruptions. Visit the Hawaii Department of Health’s Office of Public Health Preparedness website for information on how to prepare for these hazards.

Things To Do on Camp H.M. Smith

girl in snorkel mask laying by turtle

MCCS Hawaii provides service members and their families with a number of recreational facilities, including a golf course and driving range, an outdoor recreation center, beaches, a movie theater, a bowling center, tennis courts, swimming pools, and more.

Outside the military bases in Hawaii, you’ll find no shortage of things to do. Spend a day snorkeling at the beach, climb to new heights on challenging hiking trails, or check out famous historical sites and museums. For more ideas, check out our article 17 Oahu Things To Do Near Camp H.M. Smith. And if you’re hungry, read our article 15 of the Best Oahu Food Options Near Camp H.M. Smith.

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Need More Help With Your Upcoming Move?

Getting stationed in Hawaii is exciting, but military moves are challenging. If you need more help with your upcoming PCS military move, check out Military OneSource. Military OneSource provides support for service members and their families. Get help with your PCS, discover military programs on your new base, learn about benefits and resources for military families, and much more.

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