Next Step Shelter


Pier One
Honolulu, HI 96813


(808) 585-8800


(808) 690-9275

Hours of Operation

Waikiki Health manages the Next Step Shelter in Kaka’ako.

Services include:

  • Emergency shelter for families, couples and individuals
  • Referrals for medical care
  • Behavioral Health
  • Tobacco Cessation Treatment
  • Eligibility assistance
  • Job training and placement assistance
  • Housing placement assistance

For more informations please consult our brochure here!

Hours of Operation

Monday to Saturday          5:30pm to 8:30am

Saturday and Sunday        Open all day

Intake Hours

Monday to Thursday       1:00pm to 4:00pm

Friday                                       1:00pm to 2:30pm


Eligibility Criteria: Homeless or at risk of being homeless.

Requirements: TB clearance card, Homeless verification letter, documentation verifying income (if applicable), birth certificates (children only).

Please contact the Shelter Coordinator to inquire about staying at the shelter: (808) 791-9385.


Help support those on the pathway out of homelessness. Most needed items are listed on the Next Step Wish List.

Donations can also be submitted online, by phone (call 808-738-9362) or by mail (download our donation form).
Mahalo nui loa!


The Next Step Shelter is located in a warehouse, near the Kaka’ako Beach Park and UH School of Medicine.

The shelter is accesible through a gated entrance located on Ilalo Street near Forrest Avenue. There is a sign for the shelter on the gate.

From Care-A-Van Clinic Go to Waialae Ave + St Louis Dr, Catch the Bus – 1, Leave from Waialae Ave. + St Louis Dr., Get off at South Hotel St. + Alakea St. Transfer on the Bus – 19 Leave from South King St. + Alakea St., Get off at Ala Moana Blvd. + South St

From Ohua Clinic Go to Kuhio Avenue, Catch the Bus – 19, 20 or 42, Get off at Ala Moana Blvd. + South St.

 For a map click here

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