Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

Mission Statement

The United States Coast Guard is a multi-mission, maritime militaryservice within the Department of Homeland Security and one of the nation’s five armed services. Its core roles are to protect the public,
the environment, and U.S. economic and security interests in any maritime region in ...

Planning Your Move

You have your orders in hand, now what? If you are returning to the islands, welcome back. If this is your first time here, E Komo Mai (welcome)! We have tried to anticipate your questions and concerns about your move here. We have compiled this comprehensive U.S. Coast Guard-Hawaiian Islands Reloca...

Upon Your Arrival

At the Airport: Make sure you keep your sponsor, ombudsman and your unit advised of your flight itinerary. All personnel arriving at Honolulu International Airport should be met by their sponsor, unless they are continuing to the islands of Hawaii, Maui or Kauai. You and your family (if applicable) ...


Accompanied and unaccompanied members must check in with the Local Housing Officer no later than the next business day after arrival on island. Upon check in at the housing office, you will be provided your housing in-brief and counseled on available housing options. ...

Medical and Dental Services

Members and families transferring to Hawaii have several options for medical service.

Active-duty Members ...

Family Services

Family Resource Specialist (FRS): An FRS provides information and referral services for choosing quality child care, providing child care, accessing enrollment in the CG Special Needs Program, applying for adoption reimbursement, providing elder care and scholarship information for eligible family m...


MWR Services ...

Brief History

The Revenue Cutter Lawrence sailed into Honolulu Harbor Sept. 4, 1849, escorted by Native Hawaiians in outrigger canoes. This marked the beginning of the U.S. Coast Guard presence in the Pacific. For the next 90 years, cutters from the West Coast routinely plied Hawaii’s waters on patrols. In ...