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U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii: In-Depth Welcome Center (2022 Edition)
U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii: In-Depth Welcome CenterU.S. Army Garrison Hawaii: In-Depth Welcome Center

U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii: In-Depth Welcome Center (2022 Edition)

Aloha!

Welcome to U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii: “The Army’s Home in Hawaii!” U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii, also known as USAG Hawaii, provides services, installation and recreational facilities, and training to the nearly 100,000 soldiers, civilian personnel, and family members who are stationed in Hawaii. The garrison is headquartered at Wheeler Army Airfield on Hawaii’s island of Oahu.

Major tenant units of U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii include the 8th Theater Sustainment Command, 9th Mission Support Command, 18th Medical Command, 25th Infantry Division, 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, 311th Signal Command, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Pacific Ocean Division, and U.S. Army Pacific.

Read on to learn more about U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii facilities, the amenities you’ll find on each Army installation, and all Hawaii has to offer. For additional information on U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii, visit its website.

Where Is U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii?

Where is the Army base in Hawaii? Well, there are actually several Army installations on Hawaii’s island of Oahu, and among them are Fort Shafter, Pililaau Army Recreation Center, Schofield Barracks, Tripler Army Medical Center, and Wheeler Army Airfield. U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii is headquartered at Wheeler Army Airfield, but services and amenities for soldiers can be found at these nearby Army installations, as well.

For additional information, you can contact the following Visitor Control Centers.

Visitor Control Center North
Near Schofield Barracks and Wheeler Army Airfield
199 Leilehua Road
Wahiawa, HI 96786
Phone: 1 (808) 655-1620

Visitor Control Center South
Near Tripler Army Medical Center and Fort Shafter
Jarrett White Road
Honolulu, HI 96819
Phone: 1 (808) 433-2878

U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii Map

U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii Directions

U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii is found on the island of Oahu. It is headquartered at Wheeler Army Airfield, which is found just 20 miles from the state’s capital of Honolulu. Daniel K. Inouye International Airport is the island’s primary airport, which is about 17 miles from Wheeler Army Airfield.

Driving Directions From Daniel K. Inouye International Airport to Wheeler Army Airfield

  1. From the airport, take Interstate H-1 west.
  2. Follow H-1 west, then keep right to merge onto Interstate H-2 north.
  3. Take Exit 7 toward Route 99 north/Mililani Tech Park/Leilehua Golf Course Road/Wheeler Army Airfield.
  4. Turn left onto Leilehua Road/Wikao Street.
  5. Turn right onto Route 99 north.
  6. Turn left onto Santos Dumont Avenue and proceed to Wheeler Army Airfield’s Kawamura Gate.

U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii Transportation Office

Schofield Barracks and Fort Shafter Household Goods/Transportation Office
4825 Bougainville Drive
Honolulu, HI 96818
Phone: 1 (808) 473-7750

Schofield Barracks and Fort Shafter Household Goods/Transportation Office Hours

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday – 0800 to 1600.
  • Wednesday – 0900 to 1600.

Entering U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii Installations & Installation Amenities

Check-In Procedures for Incoming Personnel

Check-In Procedures for Incoming Personnel

Incoming soldiers in-process with the U.S. Army-Hawaii Replacement Company. For additional in-processing procedures and resources, visit the U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii’s website for newcomers. This website has information on getting a PCS sponsor, newcomers’ orientations, and more.

U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii Visitor Centers

Visitor Control Center North
Near Schofield Barracks and Wheeler Army Airfield
199 Leilehua Road
Wahiawa, HI 96786
Phone: 1 (808) 655-1620

Visitor Control Center South
Near Tripler Army Medical Center and Fort Shafter
Jarrett White Road
Honolulu, HI 96819
Phone: 1 (808) 433-2878

U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii DEERS Office

Active-duty members in the following units should go to their S-1 for assistance with DEERS updates and ID card information: 25th Infantry Division, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, 500th Military Intelligence Brigade, and U.S. Army Pacific headquarters/special troops battalion. All other soldiers and civilian personnel should visit the U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii DEERS/ID Cards website for information on scheduling an appointment.

Fort Shafter DEERS and ID Card Office
1557 Pass St.
Honolulu, HI 96819
Phone: 1 (808) 438-1600, ext. 3195

Fort Shafter DEERS and ID Card Office Hours

  • Monday through Friday – 0800 to 1200 and 1300 to 1600.

Schofield Barracks DEERS and ID Card Office
673 Ayres Ave.
Schofield Barracks, HI 96857
Phone: 1 (808) 655-1272

Schofield Barracks DEERS and ID Card Office Hours

  • Monday through Wednesday and Friday – 0800 to 1530.
  • Thursday – 0800 to 1200.

Tripler Army Medical Center DEERS and ID Card Office
1 Jarrett White Road
Tripler Army Medical Center, HI 96859
Phone: 1 (808) 433-9166

Tripler Army Medical Center DEERS and ID Card Office Hours

  • Monday through Thursday – 0715 to 1130 and 1230 to 1515.
  • Friday – 0715 to 1115.

U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii Gate Hours

Visit the U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii website for visitor information, installation access procedures, and gate hours for Aliamanu Military Reservation, Fort DeRussy, Fort Shafter, Helemano Military Reservation, Pililaau Army Recreation Center, Red Hill, Schofield Barracks, Tripler Army Medical Center, or Wheeler Army Airfield.

U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii Commissary

Schofield Barracks Commissary
698 Trimble Road
Wahiawa, HI 96786
Phone: 1 (808) 655-5066, 1 (808) 624-0056, or 1 (808) 624-3853

Schofield Barracks Commissary Hours

  • Sunday through Saturday – 0900 to 2000.

U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii Exchange

Schofield Barracks Exchange
Building 694, McCornack Road
Schofield Barracks, HI 96857
Phone: 1 (808) 622-1773

Schofield Barracks Exchange Hours

  • Monday through Saturday – 0900 to 2100.
  • Sunday – 0900 to 2000.

U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii Barber Shop

U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii Barber Shop

Schofield Barracks Exchange Barber Shop
Building 694, McCornack Road
Schofield Barracks, HI 96857
Phone: 1 (808) 621-6695

Schofield Exchange Barber Shop Hours

  • Monday through Saturday – 0800 to 2000.
  • Sunday – 1000 to 1900.

U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii Post Offices

For a full listing of post offices near you, visit the USPS website.

Fort Shafter Post Office
Building 434
Fort Shafter, HI 96858
Phone: 1 (808) 832-0025

Fort Shafter Post Office Hours

  • Monday through Friday – 1300 to 1600.

Schofield Barracks Post Office
Building 258
Schofield Barracks, HI 96857
Phone: 1 (808) 622-1182

Schofield Barracks Post Office Hours

  • Monday through Friday – 0900 to 1600.

Tripler Army Medical Center Post Office
1 Jarrett White Road
Tripler Army Medical Center, HI 96859
Phone: 1 (808) 832-0068

Tripler Army Medical Center Post Office Hours

  • Monday through Friday – 0800 to 1100.

U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii Finance Office

If you need financial guidance, the Army MWR’s Financial Readiness Program can help. This program can help you better understand your military pay and how to budget, save, invest, and eliminate your debt.

U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii Financial Readiness Program
310 Brannon Road
Schofield Barracks, HI 96857
Phone: 1 (808) 787-4227

U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii Financial Readiness Program Hours

  • Monday through Friday – 0730 to 1630.

278 Aleshire Ave.
Schofield Barracks, HI 96857
Phone: 1 (808) 655-8607

U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii Legal Center Hours

  • Monday through Thursday – 0900 to 1630.
  • Friday – 1300 to 1630.

U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii Libraries

U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii Libraries

Fort Shafter Library
181 Chapplear Road
Fort Shafter, HI 96858
Phone: 1 (808) 438-9521

Fort Shafter Library Hours

  • Tuesday through Thursday – 1000 to 1700.
  • Friday and Saturday – 1000 to 1500.

Sgt. Yano Library
1565 Kolekole Ave.
Schofield Barracks, HI 96857
Phone: 1 (808) 655-8002

Sgt. Yano Library Hours

  • Monday through Thursday – 1000 to 1700.
  • Friday and Saturday – 1000 to 1500.

Hotels Near U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii

Hotels Near U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii

If you’re looking for military lodging at reasonable prices in Hawaii, check out the Department of Defense Lodging website and the IHG Army Hotels website.

IHG Army Hotel at Fort Shafter

719 Morton Drive
Fort Shafter, HI 96858
Phone: 1 (808) 839-2336

IHG Army Hotel at Tripler Army Medical Center

1 Jarrett White Road
Tripler Army Medical Center, HI 96859
Phone: 1 (808) 839-2336

Hot Tip: Download MyBaseGuide’s USAG Hawaii Military Relocation Guide for information about hotels nearby.

Where Should I Live Near U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii?

Where Should I Live Near U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii?

If you’re considering living on base, check out the available on-base housing options. Otherwise, read on to find out more about living off base.

Major Cities Near U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii

Military housing for U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii installations is limited, so you may choose to rent or buy housing instead. Major cities and communities on the island of Oahu include Aiea, Honolulu, Kaneohe, Mililani, and Pearl City.

Best Places to Live Near U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii

If you are stationed on Wheeler Army Airfield or Schofield Barracks, nearby cities and communities include Mililani, Pearl City, and Wahiawa. If you are stationed at Fort Shafter or Tripler Army Medical Center, nearby communities include Honolulu, Pearl City, and Aiea.

U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii Schools

U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii Schools

There are a number of educational options for your children in Hawaii. There are no DoDEA schools in Hawaii, but there are a number of public, private, and charter schools on the island. Local child care programs include child development centers at Fort Shafter, Schofield Barracks, the Helemano Military Reservation, and the Aliamanu Military Reservation.

For information on the school system in Hawaii, homeschooling in Hawaii, bus transportation in Hawaii, and more, check out the MWR Hawaii school support services website. This website also has details on the youth sponsorship program, which helps incoming students connect with local students at their new school.

For more information on local schools and child care, check out our article on The Best U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii Schools: Daycare – High School (2022 Edition).

U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii Weather

U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii Weather

Hawaii’s island of Oahu has sunny summers and winters. In the summer, the island sees average highs in the low 80s and average lows in the 70s. You won’t see much of a change in winter, where the average high is still in the high 70s, with average lows in the 60s. Oahu gets about 13 inches of rain annually.

Residents of Hawaii should be prepared for possible hurricanes, floods, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, and earthquakes. To learn about potential weather hazards in Hawaii and how to keep your family safe, visit the Hawaii Department of Health’s Office of Public Health Preparedness website.

Things To Do on U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii

Things To Do on U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii

Hawaii’s Army installations have a number of recreational facilities, including bowling centers, pools, a golf course, fitness centers, and more. Beyond the borders of the military installations, you’ll find lots of opportunities for rest, relaxation, and adventure in Hawaii. 

There is no shortage of beautiful beaches, hiking trails with stunning views, and famous historical sights and museums. Check out our article 14 Fun Things To Do in Hawaii Near USAG Hawaii for our top tips. And if you’re looking for the best place to grab some grub after your adventures, read our blog Here’s the Best Food in Oahu Near USAG Hawaii.

Hot Tip: Connect with military-trusted businesses and deals exclusively for USAG Hawaii at MyBaseGuide.

Need More Help With Your Move?

Moving to an Army base in Hawaii is exciting, but military moves are challenging. If you still have questions about your upcoming PCS military move, check out Military OneSource. Military OneSource has all the information your military family needs. Learn how to plan a smooth military move, find out about military programs on your post, and much more.

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