About Tripler Army Medical Center, HI
Located in Hawaii and recognized for its pink color, Tripler Army Medical Center is operated by the United States Army. It is the headquarters of the Pacific Regional Medical Command. Tripler Army Medical Center is also the largest medical center in the Pacific Rim region.
Tripler Army Medical Center was established in the wake of the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor. It played a pivotal role in the rehabilitation of U.S. troops during World War II. The building's pink color was inspired by the Royal Hawaiian Hotel, where soldiers congregated for entertainment.
Tripler's Center of Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance is designated by the United Nations as the only Peace Operations Institute in the United States. The medical center serves a local population of 264,000 active duty and retired military personnel, along with their families. Services include outpatient and in-patient clinics, health education and a rapid response team.