Fort Shafter Army Real Estate

Fort Shafter was established by the Army June 22, 1907 and is the oldest military base in Hawaii. Named after Major General William Rufus Shafter who led the United States expedition to Cuba in 1898. The location was named U.S. Army Pacific in 1947 and continues to remain the senior Army headquarters of the Asia Pacific region. After the Headquarters was eliminated in 1974 it gained the U.S. Army Support Command Hawaii, as well as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Pacific Ocean Division. As Headquarters of the United States Army Pacific Fort Shafter Commands Army forces throughout The Asia-Pacific excluding Korea and is station to 7,897 active duty service members and just over 8,000 civilians.

Neighboring communities to Schofield Barracks, Fort Shafter are Wahiawa, Mililani, and Pearl City.

Wahiawa

Wahiawa is situated in the island's central valley between the Wai'anae Mountains and Ko'olau Mountains, is surrounded almost entirely by Lake Wilson (the second largest reservoir in Hawaii), and is a near 4 miles from Schofield Barracks and 30 minutes from downtown Honolulu. This residential area offers  a variety of apartments, condominiums, houses and townhomes averaging around $515,000. The community in the Wahiawa area is a blend of military personnel, local family, and single households. For weekend recreation Wahiawa offers its infamous Dole Plantation, (home to the Pineapple maze and train tour), The Wahiawa Botanical Garden and the Wahiawa Freshwater State Park.

Mililani (Mililani Town, and Mililani Mauka)

Divided into three sub-districts Mililani is known as Mililani Town (West of the interstate), Mililani Mauka, (East of the interstate) and Launani Valley. Mililani Town is considered the older of the areas and is notorious for its retail outlets and dining, Mililani Mauka is considered to be a newer upper middle class community, and Launani Valley is  a planned development of affordable townhomes and single family housing. The Mililani community is a comfortable blend of urban and suburban lifestyle. Median home values in this neighborhood fall just shy of $517,000, and offers the Mililani Golf Club, Mililani Dog Park, and The Mililani Shopping Center, Mililani Consolidated Theatre, and is home to local families and enlisted service members.

Pearl City

Located within the Ewa District and just 12.5 miles (a 20 minute commute) from Schofield Barracks, Pearl City is one of Oahu’s lead commercial and industrial outlets. It’s urban atmosphere provides a variety of  housing opportunities including apartments, townhomes and houses in traditional suburban settings with affordable homes ranging in the early $600,000’s. The community is long established as a comfortable home to families, service members, retirees, and working professionals. Its commercial setting hosts an excellent selection of dining, shopping and recreation, some of which include the Pearl City Shopping Center, Pearl City Kai Playground, Pearl Harbor National Wildlife Refuge and Kahana Valley State Park.

Kaneohe

Kaneohe is one of the largest of several Windward communities and Just 25 minutes from the Tripler Army Medical Center, this community is known for its mountain views and family oriented lifestyle. Originally an agricultural staple it now offers a range of housing options including older homes and new developing housing communities. The area is made up of houses and townhomes with the average home value of just under $740,000 and is primarily local residents, working professionals, and active Military families. Kaneohe offers dining and shopping along the Kamehameha Highway at the town’s center and is known for the Windward Mall, Heeia State Park, Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden, and the Friendship Garden and The Valley of The Temples. 

 

Property Near Fort Shafter and Schofield Barracks