Hawaii is not exempt from crime, both domestic and international, or terroristic activities. For those in the Honolulu area who wish to help to fight international and domestic terrorism as well as prevent federal crime and aid local law enforcement, becoming an FBI special agent might be the answer.
FBI jobs in Honolulu are available at the Honolulu field office. There are also satellite offices throughout the Pacific Rim that are under the jurisdiction of the Honolulu Field Office where FBI jobs may be available.
How to Become an FBI Special Agent in Honolulu, Hawaii: Training and Degree Requirements
The FBI is seeking interested Hawaiians and other U.S. citizens to become special agents and fill other FBI jobs in Honolulu and the surrounding area. In fact, there are monthly recruiting presentations held by the FBI at the Prince Jonah Kuhio Federal Building in Honolulu, as well as at colleges, universities and military installations in the area. These presentations are designed to entice qualified Hawaiians who wish to become FBI special agents in Honolulu. In addition to citizenship and residency, all prospective FBI agents must have valid driver’s licenses, a willingness to serve anywhere necessary, a bachelor’s degree and experience in their specialized area.
Areas in which the FBI particularly needs trained agents as of 2013 include computer and information technology, science, electrical engineering, law, accounting, and the following languages: Farsi, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Punjabi, Korean, Pashto, Arabic, and Urdu.
FBI Field Offices and Jobs in Honolulu, HI
- Honolulu Field Office – The Honolulu Field Office of the FBI is located at 91-1300 Enterprise Street in Kapolei on the island of Oahu. Contact them by calling (808) 566-4300. In addition to the Honolulu Field Office, the following Resident Agencies are satellites of this field office and are located in the Pacific Rim:
- Saipan Resident Agency – Found in the MHII Building #202, MarinaHeights Business Park in Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Marinara Islands (CNMI), this Resident Agency may be contacted by calling (670) 322-6934.
- Guam Resident Agency – Found within the First Hawaiian Bank Building, Maite Branch, 400 Route 8, Suite 402 in Maite, Guam, contact them at (671) 472-7465.
- Kona Resident Agency – Located at 75-5591 Palani Road, Suite 2008A in
Kailua-Kona, agents may be contacted at (808) 329-5106.
- Maui Resident Agency – Located at One Main Plaza, 2200 Main Street, Suite 215 in Wailuku; agents may be phoned at (808) 242-4849.
Since the early 2000s, Hawaii has been designated as a high intensity drug trafficking area. These types of cases are prevalent in the Pacific Rim area. Other types of cases that those holding FBI jobs in Honolulu have dealt with and continue to deal with in the present include terrorism, child pornography, illegal gambling, fraud, kidnapping, illegal gambling, and sexual abuse.