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Auto Skills Center Moanalua

Does your automobile need a little TLC? Is your safety inspection current? Or, do you need a place to store your vehicle while on deployment? Don't fret.  Your MWR Auto Skills Centers at JBPHH offer several options for vehicle care and maintenance.

Enter via Valkenburgh Street, near the Moanalua Shopping Center.



For your convenience Auto Skills Centers will now do Vehicle Safety Inspections by appointment.
(Beginning March 1 appointment required, no walk-ins accepted.)
Vehicles (No Motorcycles): $19
Trailer: $10.50
Replacement Sticker: $6

Schedule an appointment at one of our MWR Auto Skills Centers!
Moanalua: (808) 471-9072
Hickam: (808) 449-2554

Trailer Inspections
Vehicle Inspections non-tinted windows
Vehicle Inspections tinted windows
Window tint check only
State of Hawaii Vehicle Inspection



Code Scan
Headlight Aiming
Battery Charge
Brake Drum Turning
Disc Rotor Turning
Strut Spring Compression
Tire Repair (plug)



Learn about your vehicle and how to do preventive maintenance with our How To classes.  Give Auto Skills Center a call to set up an appointment to teach and assist you with the following:

  • Check under your hood
  • Oil Change
  • Check tire pressure
  • Change wiper blades
  • Check fluids
  • Check your belts and hoses
  • Order parts for your vehicle

Auto Skills Center is happy to answer any questions you may have about your vehicle.  **How-To classes are set up by appointment only.**




28 Bays
9 Lifts
Area for minor welding
2 paint booths
Steam cleaning area

Self Service Policies/Requirements:

  1. Valid Military or DoD ID card
  2. Vehicle Registration/proof of ownership/notarized power of attorney
  3. Vehicle being worked on must be owned by the valid Military or DoD ID card holder. Cardholder must sign in vehicle and be present at all times, when vehicle is being repaired. 
  4. Closed-toed shoes must be worn at all times
  5. Youth under 16 years of age are not allowed in the shop area or grounds
  6. Shop patrons are responsible for cleaning area immediately after use, or immediately following a spill
  7. Tools damaged during use is the responsiblity of the patron
  8. The Auto Hobby Shop is not responsible for any damage to vehicles whether by fire, theft or any other means.
  9. Security of property is the responsiblity of the patron.


5 Car wash bays
6 Vacuum areas for vehicles



Deploying soon and don't know what to do with your car?  Don't take a chance leaving your vehicle in a random parking lot.  Your vehicle is kept in a secure, gated area (open air) with MWR's Deployed Vehicle Storage.

Sign Up

1- Bring your paperwork for your vehicle to the Auto Skills Center in the Moanalua Shopping Center (2641 Hennley Street).

(If your name is not on the paperwork you must also bring a notarized power of attorney stating that you may drop off the vehicle).

2- Fill out contract.
3- Set up a day for drop off.  Drop offs are done Monday - Friday by appointment only.
4- Bring $ 30.00 for your first 30 (Thirty) days of storage.
5- Cost is $1.00 a day there after until you pick up your vehicle.

Dropping Off

1- Have receipts (Copy of your storage agreement and paid receipt) ready.
2- Please do not bring vehicle under a ½ (half) tank of fuel.
3- Fill out key tag and tie keys to tag and attendant will tell you where to park your vehicle.
4- After Vehicle has been parked raise your hood, trunk or where your battery is located so that the battery can be disconnected.
5- Do a walk around your vehicle with attendant and mark any defects on vehicle.
6- Sign to verify mileage and defects.
7- Take your copy of the storage agreement.
8- Turn vehicle and keys over to the attendant.
9- Call your vehicle insurance company and tell them that you are going on DEPLOYMENT, that you have stored your vehicle in NAVY STORAGE and do you offer a discounted rate for insurance.

Picking Up Your Vehicle

1- Go to the Auto Skills Center to pay the balance.
(Unless your Point Of Contact for your command makes arrangements with the Auto Skills Center for a mass pick up)
2- Set up date for pick up. Pick ups are done by appointment only.  Please call 471-9072 for an appointment.
3- Bring your receipt showing that your have cleared your contract to the storage facility.
(If your name is not on the contract you must also bring a notarized power of attorney stating that you may pick up the vehicle).
4- Call your vehicle insurance company letting them know your vehicle is back on the road. 

Extension of Tour

If tour has been extended, please notify the Auto Skills Center of your extended tour.

If your Vehicle safety inspection expires while in storage, you may have a free vehicle safety inspection from the Auto Skills Center within seven days on your pick up. (Storage receipt must be shown to receive a free vehicle safety inspection). 



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