Fort Shafter Army Base

U.S. Army Pacific, 25th Infantry Division
Funston Rd, Honolulu, HI 96819

Weather/Climate
In Honolulu, the summers are hot and dry. The winters are comfortable and humid, and it is windy and mostly clear year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 68°F to 87°F and is rarely below 63°F or above 89°F.

The hot season lasts for 3.6 months, from June 27 to October 14, with an average daily high temperature above 85°F. The hottest day of the year is August 23, with an average high of 87°F and low of 76°F. The cool season lasts for 3.6 months, from December 13 to April 1, with an average daily high temperature below 81°F. The coldest day of the year is January 28, with an average low of 68°F and high of 79°F.

The wetter season lasts 5.5 months, from October 15 to March 31, with a greater than 16% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 25% on January 11. The drier season lasts 6.5 months, from March 31 to October 15. The smallest chance of a wet day is 6% on June 20.

Honolulu, HI
Honolulu, HI
Cost of Living
The average cost of living in Honolulu, HI is 3% higher than the average of Hawaii and 82% higher than our nation’s average. This simple outline of the cost of living index was formulated using prices of: goods and services (weighted 33%), housing prices (weighted 30%), groceries (weighted 13%), utilities (weighted 10%), transportation (weighted 9%), and health care (weighted 5%). Thus, goods/services, along with housing influences the majority of the cost of living index. The price of daily goods and services is a valuable and reliable number to be aware of when considering the general price of the city’s goods. In the case of Honolulu, HI, the price of goods and services are equal to the average of Hawaii and 29% higher than the nation’s average.
Getting to Know the Area

In Honolulu, there are beautiful beaches, excellent restaurants, shopping areas, historic sites and national parks to visit and enjoy. There are short flights and some ferries available to explore the other islands of Hawaii. Some points of interest inlcude Diamond Head volcano and landmark, Hanauma Bay, Pearl Harbor, Waimea Waterfall, and Manoa Waterfall.

There are many activities available on base, such as a movie theater, 24 hour gyms, fitness facilities, and aquatic centers. Some of the aquatic centers offer special areas just for the kids. Most of these amenities are just a short walk or bike ride away from base housing.

Events

Check out these websites for a list of all of the great events going on in the area.  

PurchaseTix
Surfing
Hawaii Sea Turtle