As the headquarters of the United States Pacific Command (USPACOM), Hawaii is a huge military destination. The island of O’ahu alone is home to fourteen different bases, including those for Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, and the Coast Guard.

As a special courtesy for our military personnel and their families, we’ve compiled some helpful area relocation information. Find your base, learn more about the area it's in, discover great communities nearby for those living off-base and even get O'ahu military home-buying tips.


On the Windward Coast

Nestled into the shadows of the 2000-foot Koolau Peaks, the Windward Coast is a lush country landscape between the dramatic volcanic cliffs and the luxurious white-sand beaches.

The Windward Coast is home to popular communities like Kailua and neighborhoods like Keolu Hills.

Military Bases on the Windward Coast

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  • Bellows Air Force Station
  • Marine Corps Base Hawaii


In Big-City Honolulu

Honolulu is a vivid city scene bustling with art, culture, entertainment, and business. With a rich, urban lifestyle and a plethora of outdoor pursuits, residents of Honolulu boast a high quality of life in the 47th largest city in the U.S.

Honolulu is home to a diverse array of communities, like Kaimuki, Ala Moana, and Kakaako.

Honolulu Military Bases

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  • Fort Derussy (Army)
  • US Coast Guard Honolulu
  • Fort Shafter (Army)


In Central O'ahu

Nestled between two mountain ranges at an elevation of 1000 feet above sea level, Central O’ahu boasts cooler temperatures, more rain, and newly built homes and schools, as well as vivid culture unique to the area.

In central O'ahu, you can find affordable and fun communities like Halawa, Pearl City, Wahiawa, and Waipahu.

Central O’ahu Military Bases

central O'ahu military bases

  • Kunia Field Station (Army)
  • Wheeler Army Airfield (Army)
  • Schofield Barracks (Army)
  • Tripler Medical Center (Army)
  • Camp H. M. Smith (Marines)
  • Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (Air Force/Navy)
  • Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station Pacific (NCTAMS PAC)


On the Leeward Coast

Situated at the foot of the 4000-foot Waianae Mountains, the flat plain of the Leeward Coast features rural towns, quiet beaches, and a famous luxury resort area.

The Leeward Coast is home to charming small-town communities like Ewa Beach, as well as fast-growing cities like Kapolei.

Leeward Coast (West O'ahu) Military Bases

leeward coast of o'ahu

  • Pu’uloa Range Training Facility (Marine)


Find Attractions in Your Area

Locate your base and discover attractions, recreation, shopping, and dining in the surrounding areas.


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Contact us today for more information or to get started buying your dream home in beautiful O'ahu, Hawaii!

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