Hickam AFB - On and Off Base Information

Hickam AFB Housing Information

Hickam Air Force Base (AFB) Housing and Information:

Location: Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam is located 8 miles west of Honolulu, on the Island of Oahu, county of Honolulu, one of eight islands that make up the State of Hawaii. Oahu hosts all branches of the military and the Coast Guard.

Cost of Living: Higher than the U.S. National Average and 144.3% of the national average.

Base Operator: 808-449-7110 or DSN 315-449-7110

Schools: There are no DoD schools in Hawaii. Hawaii is the only state where public education is administered on a statewide basis through the Hawaii Department of Education. Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam is located in the Central District, as is most of the Navy housing. Exceptions to this are our satellite sites, the Pearl City Peninsula and Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station Pacific (NCTAMS PAC). There are schools within walking distance of most military neighborhoods. Students are required to attend the home school based on where they live. Contact the JBPHH School Liaison Office at (808) 471-3662/3673 for more specific information regarding schools in Hawaii.


Navy Specific Information

As in many areas, the demand for government quarters exceeds the number of available housing units. All Navy Family Housing has been privatized and are managed and maintained by Hunt Companies, Inc., there are 4,512 homes within this Navy Inventory. Expect a wait, especially if you are interested in a particular neighborhood. Although there has been recent construction of new quarters around Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, many military families find it necessary to live out on the local economy upon initial arrival. If you are enrolled in the Exceptional Family Member Program inform the housing officials, as your assignment may be handled with priority. Call the Housing Services Center (HSC), at 808-474-1820, for availability.

Air Force Specific Information:

Currently, there are 2,495 family housing units on Hickam, Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam. All family housing units have been privatized and are managed and maintained by Hickam Communities; Leasing Office (808-423-7788). Prior to your arrival, please see the Hickam Communities website for information; family housing units; how to apply for family housing and some floor plans for the housing units. 

Unaccompanied Housing

Airmen arriving at JBPHH, E-1 to E-4's (less than three years of service) are required to live on base; Dormitory Complex. The designated squadrons will assign sponsors for all Airmen E-1 to E-4's prior to their arrival date. Sponsors will have room assignment, keys and linen ready for military member arriving. There are four dormitory buildings on JBPHH 1800 Series Dormitory Complex. If there are any questions or assistance is needed, please contact Ms. Elizabeth Perry @448-6815 or email elizabeth.perry1@Navy.mil.

Base Location

655 Vickers Ave, Bldg 1105
Hickam AFB, HI 96853

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