NOAA Inouye Regional Center (IRC)

Pacific Regional Center Main Entrance (Artist Rendering)

Photo Credit: HOK

This world-class facility consolidates NOAA programs and operations on the island of O’ahu into a single facility on federally-owned property at Ford Island. NOAA in Hawai’i manages an extensive portfolio of programs addressing fisheries, ocean, coastal, climate, and atmospheric issues in the Pacific. These programs are diverse and geographically wide-ranging, affecting not just Hawai’i, but also the larger Pacific region.


  • Visiting Information
    Directions to Pass and ID office, base application process, guest access, special event access and shuttle service.
  • Photo Gallery
    Photos and images of the IRC and Ford Island.
  • Facility Awards
    Various Facility Awards and Achievements.