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Navy Yard Pearl Harbor was officially established on the Hawaiian Island of Oahu by the U.S. Navy on May 13, 1908 as a mid-Pacific coaling and repair station. Military facilities on the islands of Hawaii have proven to be vital for the defense of the United States and its interests.  Hawaii‘s strategic location is a vital waypoint and defensive outpost between the U.S. mainland and the rest of the Asia-Pacific region. 

The Shipyard has continuously improved from its modest creation as a coaling and repair station into a world-class Navy complex; these changes reflect the importance the Shipyard has to the U.S. Navy and the global influence of the region. The capabilities provided by the Shipyard enable the U.S. Navy to secure sea lanes of communication and commerce, effectively projecting power across the expansive Pacific and Indian oceans.

Generations of Shipyard workers have witnessed war, conflict, and evolving global interests from this critical geographic vantage point. Our men and women strengthened our nation’s rise from an historic attack on their homeland to provide pivotal support and a hard-fought victory in World War II, earning the motto “We Keep Them Fit to Fight!” Shipyarders also supported the Fleet in the Korea conflict, the Vietnam War, the Cold War, the Gulf War, in combat operations in support of ground Forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, and in a myriad of international affairs today. Paralleling these historic milestones, the Shipyard supported the seafaring transition from sail to steam to nuclear power, and helped our Navy progress from the industrial revolution to today's cutting-edge information-technology domain.

Today, the nation reaffirms the Asia-Pacific region as central to global economic development and geopolitical stability in the twenty-first century. The National Leaders and Secretary of Defense pursue a strategic rebalance to the Asia-Pacific region, and the United States military continues to increase its role in cooperative security efforts and concentrate its operational focus on the area. These re-balancing actions thrust Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard into a leading support role as the Navy relocates 60% of its Forces to the Pacific.

The men and women of Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) continue the resilient lineage of Shipyarders who have given their blood, sweat and determination in defense of our nation. They are dedicated professionals who repair, maintain and modernize the U.S. Pacific Fleet, while they contribute to the economic and social well-being of the State of Hawaii. They share values of Honor, Courage, Commitment and Aloha. And while our nation’s defense budget remains constrained and regional interests intensify, PHNSY & IMF endeavors for our “No Ka ‘Oi (The Best)” Shipyard to be recognized as the superior maintenance provider in the Pacific.

As our nation's largest, most comprehensive Fleet repair and maintenance facility (which includes the designation of being a Regional Maintenance Center) between the U.S. West Coast and the Far East, we will continue to build upon our time-tested foundation. We will provide a capable, ready and “Fit to Fight” Fleet, as one of our nation’s leading strategic assets in the Asia-Pacific Theatre.

Our people are our strength, dedicated and committed to DEFEND OUR NATION. Every person, every day, contributes to fleet readiness. Our actions as an organization align with the needs of the Navy, and reflect the principles and disciplines of a Learning Organization. Our personal and professional behavior embraces the Navy's core values of honor, courage and commitment, and personifies the sense of pride and spirit of "aloha" of the great state of Hawaii.

Our diversity is a force multiplier. Our shipyard is a safe, professional work environment where everyone is valued, everyone is treated with respect and everyone contributes to the mission.

The principles of fairness are self-evident.

No Ka Oi - A Legacy of Leadership

 

LATEST NEWS

James Campbell HS Students Explore Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Trade Opportunities
Rylan Lau, (left) 11th grader at James Campbell High School, is guided by Melvin Cabaccang, a welding skills instructor from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) during a career-oriented field trip held in mid-April. This event is one of several PHNSY & IMF community outreach programs conducted with local schools. The visit gathered 26 students and three teachers from the school’s Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) program that offers students insight in trade industry occupations. During the field trip, representatives from the shipyard’s Production Resource Training Department facilitated the students’ experience with a tour of its welding school including welding demonstrations and an overview of equipment and training facilities used in honing welding trade skills. (Official U.S. Navy photo by Justice M. Vannatta)
April 29, 2022 - Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) recently hosted a

Improvement Processes Reduce Materials Backlog for Deck Plate Workers at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard
The Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) made strides, recently, in improving and streamlining a receipt inspection process when maintenance parts arrive at the shipyard. The effort was part of Naval Sea Systems Command’s Naval Sustainment System – Shipyards (NSS-SY) program that began in 2019 as a pilot program designed to remove barriers to productivity. The process improvement was related to a backlog in receipt inspection process that had affected the timely distribution of material and parts to ships undergoing maintenance availabilities. (Official U.S. Navy photo by Marc Ayalin)
April 21, 2022 - Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) has made strides

USS Charlotte (SSN 766) Earns Certification After Successful Sea Trials and Engineering Overhaul
Undocking USS Charlotte (SSN 766) from Dry Dock #3 at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) required the use of the shipyard’s buoyancy assist modules, adding to the complexity of the evolution. PHNSY & IMF is a field activity of Naval Sea Systems Command and a one-stop regional maintenance center for the Navy’s surface ships and submarines. (U.S. Navy Photo by Dave Amodo/Released)
March 21, 2022 - The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Charlotte (SSN 766) was certified for unrestricted

Governor of Hawaii Visits Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility
The Honorable David Ige, Governor of Hawaii (Governor David Ige), visited Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) March 17, 2022, with Anne Perreira-Eustaquio, Director, Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, and Dr. Erika Lacro, Vice President for Community Colleges, University of Hawaii at Manoa, to discuss shipyard operational updates, including educational partnerships, workforce development and infrastructure improvements with Captain Richard Jones, Shipyard Commander, Mr. John Ornellas, Nuclear Engineering & Planning Manager and additional shipyard leadership.

PHNSY & IMF is a field activity of Naval Sea Systems Command and a one-stop regional maintenance center for the Navy’s surface ships and submarines. It is the largest industrial employer in the state of Hawaii. It is the most comprehensive fleet repair and maintenance facility between the U.S. West Coast and the Far East, strategically located in the heart of the Pacific, being about a week’s steaming time closer to potential regional contingencies in the Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Dave Amodo/Released)
March 18, 2022 - The Honorable David Ige, Governor of Hawaii (Governor David Ige), visited Pearl Harbor Naval

Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro visits Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR HICKAM, Hawaii (February 27, 2022)- Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro looks at the proposed Dry Dock 5 site at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility. The Shipyard Infrastructure Optimization Program will support future Virginia-class submarine maintenance and optimize work across the shipyard. Secretary Del Toro is in Hawaii to meet with families and senior officials and to see first-hand the progress that has been made in restoring and protecting the island’s safe drinking water. (U.S. Navy photo by Dave Amodo/Released)
Feb. 28, 2022 - JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii – Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro visited Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Employees Promote Apprentice Program At Waipahu High School
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) employees Beverly Higa, left, and Ryan Watanabe, center, speak with students from Waipahu High School about the PHNSY & IMF Apprentice Program, Feb. 25, 2022. The event was part of the high school’s job fair in which students from the Design and Technology Academy met with various organizations to learn about different employment programs. The PHNSY & IMF Apprentice Program is a successful partnership between the shipyard, the U.S. Department of Labor, and Honolulu Community College. Graduating apprentices earn a tuition-paid Associate in Applied Science degree, and a certificate from the U.S. Department of Labor. The four-year program also prepares students for careers in various industrial trades through on-the-job training and formal academic classes. The shipyard’s apprentice program is and has always been known for developing skilled journey workers, but it also develops future leaders as many leadership positions in the shipyard are held by former apprentice graduates. (U.S. Navy photo by Dave Amodo/Released)
Feb. 25, 2022 - Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) employees spoke with