Marine Corps Base Hawaii - Small Business Contracting Information and Assistance

Marine Corps Base MCB Hawaii


Marine Corps Base (MCB) Hawaii: Small business contracting information and subcontracting guidance for MCB Hawaii. Insight regarding subcontracting opportunities with prime defense contractors is also provided on this webpage. There is also a compilation of the types of products, services, and materiel routinely procured by the base contracting office along with helpful points of contact for small businesses.  


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MCB Hawaii has the U.S. Marine Corps' only training area and range in the Pacific region. MCB Hawaii possesses air, ground, and logistics elements of the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force (III MEF). MCB Hawaii hosts land, air, sea, and amphibious training activities for Marines and other U.S. and foreign military services and non-federal agencies. Training activities include large-scale joint operations, small tactical operations, and humanitarian relief operations. 

MCB Hawaii maintains and operates airfield facilities at Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay. Kaneohe Bay serves as an alternate point of embarkation/point of departure for the time phased force deployments. Kaneohe Bay also provides facilities for strategic lift of Marine Corps Forces in the Pacific and for other DoD agencies.

MCB Hawaii (at Camp Smith) is home to Headquarters, U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM). USPACOM's Area of Responsibility (AOR) encompasses about half the earth's surface, stretching from the waters off the west coast of the U.S. to the western border of India, and from Antarctica to the North Pole. 

MCB Hawaii directly employs 14,335 military, government civilians, and defense contractors. MCB Hawaii is responsible for creating 18,622 jobs in the State of Hawaii. 

Marine Corps Organization and Tenant Units at MCB Hawaii:

  • Command Headquarters, U.S. Pacific Command 
  • Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific 
  • Marine Corps Air Station at Kaneohe Bay 
    • Marine Aircraft Group 24 (MAG-24) 
  • 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division 
  • 1st Battalion, 12th Marines
  • Combat Logistics Battalion 3 
  • 3rd Radio Battalion 
  • Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing TWO
  • Headquarters Battalion, MCB Hawaii 
 Marine Corps Base MCB Hawaii Map

Marine Corps Base (MCB) Hawaii is
located on the northeastern coast of O'ahu, Hawaii.

MCB Hawaii official website: 


Business Opportunities at Marine Corps Base Hawaii: 

The total economic impact of MCB Hawaii on the local region is estimated at $1.5 Billion annually. Annual base expenditures include: $103 Million for base maintenance and construction, $4 Million annually for range support and waste management services. 
There is a broad range of contracting and small business opportunities at MCB Hawaii. Each year, the MCB Hawaii's Regional Contracting Office awards millions of dollars in small business set-aside contracts to support defense activities and operations. In addition to millions of dollars in small business set-aside contracts, there are many opportunities for small businesses who want to partner with large prime contractors on government contracts. This partnership can take the form of subcontracting or being a vendor supplier to the prime contractor. 

Resources for Small Businesses: 

Contracting Support at MCB Hawaii:

The Regional Contracting Office for MCB Hawaii performs Simplified Acquisitions Procedures (SAP) and conducts large defense contract acquisitions. NOTE: SAP are made via purchase orders and delivery orders whose value is greater than $3,000 and no more than $150,000 for equipment, supplies and services (from $2,500), such as tools, appliances, office supplies, publications, equipment maintenance, repairs, non-personal services, furniture, etc. Large contract acquisitions are made via government contracts, delivery orders, and task orders whose value is over $150,000 for equipment, supplies and specialized services. 

     Regional Contracting Office
     Box 63063
     MCB Hawaii at Kaneohe Bay, HI  96863-3063
     Phones:  808-257-3531  /  808-257-1158  /  808-257-2710  /  808-257-0093

Architect-engineer, construction and facilities support contracts are performed by the regional Navy Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Hawaii contracting office. NAVFAC Hawaii is located at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Oahu, Hawaii. 
     Naval Facilities Engineering Command NAVFAC Hawaii 
     N62478 NAVFAC HAWAII - Acquisition Department 
     400 Marshall Road
     Pearl Harbor, Oahu, HI  96860 
     Phones:  808-257-1082  /  808-257-1345  /  808-474-3388  /  808-471-2289  

Master List of the types of products and services commonly purchased by
MCB Hawaii and other military organizations and bases: (View Master List)