US Coast Guard Station Maui
233 Maalaea Road, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793
USCG Station Maui is among the most active military installations run and operated by the United States Coast Guard. The 14th District is the largest division in the US Coast Guard. It is responsible for more than 22 million square miles. It is extremely active and can always use more men. Aside from Station Maui, the district has twelve more stations spread around the islands. A similar station is located in Japan – Far Eastern Activities.
Station Maui was established at Maalaea Harbor. The activity is pretty intense on site. The crew deployed provides safety operations and law enforcement activities around the clock. The general objectives of Coast Guard Station Maui conform with the United States Coast Guard mission. The troops deal with law enforcement activities, but mostly with the environmental and maritime protection and SAR (Search And Rescue) missions. Since there are plenty of tourists around this place, there is a lot of activity.
The history of the Coast Guard presence on Maui is relatively short but distinguished. In 1964, the Coast Guard assigned the 95′ Coast Guard Cutter CAPE ROSIER to patrol the waters of Maui County. In 1969, it was replaced by the Cutter CAPE NEWAGEN and then in 1983 the Cutter CAPE CORWIN came to service in Maui. In September of 1990, the CAPE CORWIN was decommissioned and Coast Guard STATION MAUI was established. The CAPE CORWIN was the last cutter to be stationed on the Valley Isle.
In 2010 the MLB was replaced by a new Response Boat-Medium (RB-M) 45613. This RB-M was augmented with a second RB-M, CG 45719 in 2013. Both RB-Ms and the Response Boat Small now provide Maui County waters with fast response capabilities for the demanding variety of Coast Guard missions on Maui.
Arriving at USCG Station Maui
The nearest major airport is Kahului Airport (OGG / PHOG). This airport has international and domestic flights from Kahului, Hawaii and is 5 miles from the center of Wailuku, HI.
Station Maui is located at Maalaea Harbor on the South shore of Maui. To get to the station, take Dairy Road from the Kahului Airport. Follow the signs that direct you to Lahaina. About 5 miles ahead make a left turn onto the Honopiilani Hwy. This is at a “T” intersection with a traffic signal. Proceed straight through the next signal at North Kihei Rd and then take a left at Maalaea Road. This is a “Y” intersection that leads toward the harbor. Station Maui is straight ahead and well marked.
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 Hawai`i, Maui, or Kauai. You and your family (if applicable) should be transported to a previously arranged temporary lodging hotel accommodation. If you have any arrival problems or questions, contact your assigned unit.
All members must officially checkin on arrival day, because all overseas allowances (COLA, BAH, TLA) become effective the date of PCS check-in. If you don’t check in at your unit and with the Local Housing Officer, you (and any dependents) will not be reimbursed for any TLA expenses. In addition to checking in at your unit, unaccompanied members must check in with your unit Local Housing Representative. Call your unit before arriving to confirm check-in procedures.
USGC Station Maui employs active duty Coast Guard and civilian personnel in flight, support and surface roles.