Embassy of Australia
United States of America
Embassy address: 1601 Massachusetts Ave, NW Washington DC 20036 - Telephone: (202) 797 3000 - Fax: (202) 797 3168

Australian Consulate General – Honolulu

1000 Bishop Street
Honolulu HI 96813


General Office Hours 8.00 am – 4.00 pm Monday to Friday


Tel: (808) 529–8100 / Fax: (808) 529–8142


Responsible for consular services, including passports services, in the State of Hawai’i.


Mr Scott Dewar


Australian Consulate General

Hawai’i is the home of the US Pacific Command (USPACOM) the headquarters responsible for US military activities in over fifty percent of the earth's surface including North Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific and Indian Oceans. USPACOM has more than 300,000 personnel and includes the world's largest naval command – the US Pacific Fleet. The Australian Defence Force trains regularly with these forces and forces from US PACOM have now commenced rotational training in Australia. The Consulate-General is responsible for managing Australia's relationship with USPACOM.

Passport and Consular Services

Hawaii is major international tourism destination for travellers from across the globe and a major transit point for those travelling to mainland USA and Canada. An estimated 190,000 Australians visited Hawaii in 2011 continuing the trend of rapid growth. There are an estimated 900 Australians living in the consular region which covers the islands of the State of Hawai’i. The Australian Consulate-General is located in downtown Honolulu, the major financial, business and trade district.

The Consulate-General is committed to facilitating world-class consular and passport assistance to Australians abroad, including the issue and renewal of Australian passports. The Consulate-General provides an emergency passport service to Australian nationals who meet the application requirements. Consular assistance is provided in the event of, but not limited to, arrest and detention, medical emergency, or natural disaster.

For additional information please visit:

» Consular

» Passports

If you are submitting your passport application to Honolulu and wish to have the passport mailed to you, please note the additional courier fee of USD10. The Consulate-General accepts Cash and Money Orders only.

Under a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Australia and Canada the Consulate-General provides an emergency passport and consular service to Canadian nationals. A similar service is available to British citizens.

Visa Services

The Consulate General does not provide an Australian visa service. For all visa enquiries the Australian Visa Information Serviceplease call +1 613 216 7603 (Call costs to Canada apply) or send your query by email to: http://www.immi.gov.au/contacts/forms/americas/

Support / Liaison Services

The Consulate-General provides a variety of services for the Australian Government and its citizens abroad, including the coordination of high-level Ministerial visits and the provision of voting facilities for Federal elections.


Biography: Mr Scott Dewar

Mr Dewar is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). His appointment as Consul–General, Honolulu was announced in August 2011.

Between February 2008 and September 2010 he was an adviser on international, defence and national security issues in the Prime Minister's Office. Between November 2010 and April 2011 he was a visiting fellow at the Australian National University's Australian Centre on China in the World.

Mr Dewar has previously served in the Australian Embassies in Beijing and Seoul. At DFAT in Canberra he has been Director of the Speechwriting Section and has worked in the Conventional and Nuclear Disarmament Section, the Korea Section and the Regional Security Section. He joined DFAT in 1994.

Mr Dewar holds a Master of Arts in Foreign Affairs and Trade from Monash University and a Bachelor of Arts with honours from the University of Melbourne. He speaks Japanese, Korean and Mandarin. He is married with three sons