Introduction to Schofield Barracks, Hawaii
Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, in Honolulu county, is 18 miles NW of Honolulu, Hawaii. The town is part of the Honolulu metropolitan area. Approximately 14,428 people reside in Schofield Barracks.
Schofield Barracks History
Apart from being a census designated place, Schofield Barracks is also a United States Army installation. The town was named in honor of Lieutenant General John McAllister Schofield. In 1908, the base was founded for the purpose of providing mobile defense to Pearl Harbor as well as the whole island.
Schofield Barracks and nearby Attractions
- Keana Point State Park
- Wahiawa Botanical Garden
- Bishop Museum
- Haleiwa Alii Beach Park
- Laniakea Beach
Things To Do In Schofield Barracks
Tourists can visit numerous parks in Schofield Barracks including the Stoneman Field, Ralston Field and Davis Field. The Bishop Museum and Honolulu Academy of Arts is popular among all who love history. One can also enjoy the concerts of the Honolulu Symphony. Other notable places that quality time can be spent include the Hawaii Theatre and the Neal Blaisdell Center Concert Hall. The Honolulu Zoo and the Foster Botanical Garden are also worth visiting.
Schofield Barracks Transportation
Honolulu International Airport is the closest airport.
Schofield Barracks Higher Education
The Leeward Community College, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Brigham Young University - Hawaii campus, Honolulu Community College, and many other colleges and universities offer higher educational facilities.