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1. Visit Request Information

Visitors are arranged at least one week in advance through a point of contact (POC) as follows:

2. University of Hawaii Visits

  • University of Hawaii (590B Lipoa Parkway, Kihei, HI)
    • The POC must be a government or Vanguard Center of High Performance Computing (VCHPC) staff member residing at AFRL/RDSM.
  • All visitors to University of Hawaii (UH) must check in with visitor control at 590B Lipoa.
    • Visitors must present a government-issued photo identification (i.e., State driver's license, CAC, military ID or U.S. passport).
    • At check in, the visitor must inform visitor control of the following:
      • Their country of citizenship
      • Their official business purpose of the visit
      • Their point of contact (POC)
  • Visitor control will verify if the visit has been authorized/approved prior to allowing the visitor’s entry, and issuing a visitor badge.
    • Note:  Classified visits are not permitted at the 590B Lipoa Parkway UH facility.

University of Hawaii Visit Verification:

  • University of Hawaii (590B Lipoa Parkway, Kihei, HI)
    • Telephone: (808) 874-1630 (Monday - Friday, 0800 - 1700 pm HST
    • JPAS/JCAVS SMO Code: 1CFQ05

3. AFRL/RDSM Visits

  • AFRL/RDSM (550 Lipoa Parkway, Kihei, HI)
    • The POC must be a government or contractor staff member residing at AFRL/RDSM.
  • Prior to arrival visitors to AFRL/RDSM must provide their driver’s license number and State of issuance to their POC.
  • All visitors to AFRL/RDSM must check in with visitor control at 550 Lipoa Parkway.
    • Visitors must present a government-issued photo identif ication (i.e., State driver's license, CAC, military ID or U.S. passport).
  • AF Security will verify if the visit has been authorized/approved prior to allowing the visitor’s entry, and issuing a visitor badge.

4. Classified Visits

  • Visitor control will verify that a clearance/visit notification is on file (applicable to classified visits at AFRL/RDSM only) prior to allowing entrance to a classified meeting.
    • Visitors who need to attend a classified meeting at AFRL/RDSM must request their Security Office to send a classified visit notification via the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS)/Joint Clearance and Access Verification System (JCAVS) secure website.
      • AFRL/RDSM’s JPAS/JCAVS SMO code is HL1MFTKP.
    • A Visit Authorization Letter (VAL) may be sent via encrypted email to the Security Office. Please contact them via telephone for instructions.
      • Classified visit notifications or VALs must be submitted at least one week prior to the first day of visit.

AFRL/RDSM Visit Verification:

  • Telephone: (808) 891-7789 (Monday - Friday, 0700 - 1600 pm HST)
  • JPAS/JCAVS SMO Code: HL1MFTKP

4.1 Classified Visit Notification Information

Required information on the JPAS/JCAVS classified visit notification includes:

  • Visitor's name
  • Visitor's Social Security number
  • Reason for visit (choose one):
    • Inspection
    • Meeting
    • Other
    • Planning Conference
    • Seminar
    • Symposium
    • TAD/TDY
    • Training
  • Point of contact (POC):
    • Must be a government or contractor staff member residing at AFRL/RDSM
      who can verify classified visitor's need-to-know
  • POC's phone number
  • First day of visit
  • Last day of visit
  • Visited SMO: HL1MFTKP
  • Person category (the SMO you represent)
  • Permanent certification: Yes or No

4.2 Visit Authorization Letter

A Visit Authorization Letter (VAL) may be sent via encrypted email to AFRL/RDSM’s Security Office. Please contact them via telephone for instructions.
VALs must include:

  • Name, address, telephone number and SMO code of facility to be visited:
    • AFRL/RDSM
    • 550 Lipoa Parkway
    • Kihei, HI 96753
    • SMO Code: HL1MFTKP
    • Telephone #: (808) 891-7789
  • Name, address and telephone number of visitor’s Security Office.
  • Visitor’s facility CAGE Code (if contractor), and facility security clearance certification
  • Visitor's name
  • Visitor's Social Security number (requested but not required)
  • Visitor's date and place of birth
  • Visitor's citizenship
  • Visitor's clearance level
    • Including date clearance was granted, and granting authority
    • Special Access authorizations (if any are necessary for visit)
  • Point of contact
    • Must be a AFRL/RDSM government or contractor staff member who can verify classified visitor's need-to-know
  • POC's phone number

5. Classified Material Couriers

Please make arrangements at least 7 business days in advance of your arrival on Maui with the AFRL/RDSM Security Office.  Materials requiring storage in excess of 2 cubic feet require additional coordination.

6. Emergency Storage for Couriers in Transit

AFRL/RDSM is a 24x7 facility, and can support emergency temporary storage for US Government couriers who are delayed or rerouted.

7. Foreign National Visits

AFRL/RSDM and University of Hawaii are US Citizenship or US Person required facilities.  Please ensure all visitors are US Citizens or US Persons.

8. Directions from the Kahului Airport to MHPCC

MHPCC is located at 550 Lipoa Parkway in Kihei.

  1. Leaving the Kahului Airport, you will be on the two-lane Keolani Place (Highway 380).
  2. Stay in the left lane for about 0.8 mile, until you reach a stop light.
  3. Go straight through this stop light.
  4. This puts you onto Dairy Road (still Highway 380). Remain in the left lane.
  5. Keep going for about 0.9 of a mile through 4 additional stop lights.
  6. Eventually you will pass a Home Depot and then a large church on your left (First Assembly of God).
  7. Turn left at the church (major intersection) onto Puunene Avenue, heading toward the sugar mill.
  8. At the sugar mill (0.6 mile), the road swings right, becoming Mokulele Highway (Highway 311).
  9. Remain on Mokulele for about 6 miles. You will encounter 2-3 stop lights - keep going straight.
  10. At the fourth stop light on Mokulele you will have reached the city of Kihei, continue onto Piilani Highway (Highway 31) (major intersection).
  11. You will go through 3 stop lights on Piilani. At the fourth light (about 2.8 miles), just after passing a Safeway supermarket on your right, turn left onto Lipoa Parkway.
  12. Drive up Lipoa Parkway about 0.4 mile - MHPCC will be on your right.
  13. Turn right and park in the MHPCC parking lot.

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