Fort Shafter - On and Off Base Information

Fort Shafter Housing Information

Fort Shafter (Ft.) Housing and Information:

Island Palm Communities serves Army installations on Oahu, including Fort Shafter. IPC offers a great on-post living experience to families from all military branches.

Fort Shafter is in Honolulu CDPCity and County of Honolulu, Hawai‘i, extending up the interfluve (ridgeline) between Kalihi and Moanaluavalleys, as well as onto the coastal plain (as Shafter Flats) at Māpunapuna. Fort Shafter is the headquarters of the United States Army Pacific, commanding most Army forces in the Asia-Pacific region with the exception of Korea.

In addition to excellent property management support, residents can enjoy recreational amenities, such as playgrounds, basketball courts, spray parks and swimming pools as well as neighborhood activities year-round. Community centers are a gathering place for friends and neighbors. They feature a 24-hour fitness facility, a spacious multipurpose room with a complete kitchen — perfect for get-togethers — and a theater, great for movie nights. Property management teams are based at community centers, offering residents convenient access to property services and resources.

Residents receive complimentary lawn services for front and side yards, maintenance support seven days a week and a utility allowance. Another great benefit of living on post is the convenient access to work, schools, the commissary and exchange, shoppettes and more.

Nearby Schools

The Hawaii State Department of Education operates public elementary, middle and intermediate, and high schools on post, near IPC housing areas and off post as well. To find out what school your children will attend, call the Army School Liaison Office at 808-655-8326.

For information on school registration requirements, the Youth Sponsorship Program, home school support and additional resources, visit

A number of private schools are also in Oahu. Log on to the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools at for more information.

Base Location

Headquarters, U.S. Army Pacific
Fort Shafter, HI 96858

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