The VA Pacific Islands Health Care System (VAPIHCS) Honolulu provides a broad range of medical care services, serving an estimated 127,600 veterans throughout Hawaii and the Pacific Islands. The VAPIHCS provides outpatient medical and mental health care through a main Ambulatory Care Clinic on Oahu (Honolulu) and through five Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) on the neighboring islands including: Hawaii (Hilo and Kona), Maui, Kauai, and Guam. Traveling clinicians also provide episodic care on Lanai and American Samoa. A fee basis Internist residing on Molokai provides medical care eight hours/week at the Molokai Rural Health Center. Mental health care is provided by traveling clinicians from the Maui CBOC.
Long term and transitional rehabilitative care services are provided by the VA Center for Aging, located on the Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) grounds. VA staffed inpatient psychiatric care, partial hospitalization care, and a VA Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Residential Rehabilitation Program are also provided within a VA operated ward in Tripler Army Medical Center. Medical inpatient care for veterans is provided by VA hospitalists and Department of Defense (DoD) physicians in TAMC through a VA/DoD sharing agreement, or through non-VA care providers in the community. Home Based Primary Care is provided on the islands of Oahu, Hawaii (Hilo and Kona) and Kauai (Lihue).