Immigrants and Refugees


PGC offers key assistance in processing application forms to support the immigration and naturalization processes needed towards living and working legally in the United States. 

For more info, contact Terrina at

or (808) 851-7010


PGC is a local refugee resettlement site which offers assistance and support to refugees as they begin their resettlement in the United States.  Families and individuals from all over the world find it necessary to flee from their homes in fear of persecution and choose the United States as a new home offering safety and opportunity.  Hawaii is an important gateway city in the United States.

As with all refugee resettlement programs, our task is to ensure self-sufficiency within a short period of time for the refugees who choose to live and in Hawaii.  Therefore, our initial assistance includes helping secure affordable housing, employment, job counseling, and English classes to assist with smooth transition and acculturation.  Refugee caseworkers assist with applying for a social security card and health care, and registering their children in schools.  We also help with understanding the local public transportation system, the U.S. financial system, and the developing of a local support system.

For more information contact Mr. Than  851-7010 or

Partnership and Certification


PGC is the only official partner agency of the United States Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) in Hawaii. 

We are also a service provider to refugees funded by the 

Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), a division of the Department of Health and Human Services

Additionally, we receive support from the U.S. Department of State’s Reception and Placement Program (R&P) to provide essential services refugees need to rebuild their lives.

Certified Staff

Our (following) staff are certifed in 

USCRI's Matching Grant (MG) and 

Department of State's Reception and Placement (R&P) Programs:

Dr. Than Htut Aye

Terrina Wong

Lily Ong

The History Behind the Rohingya Crisis

Dr. Myaing knowledgeably educates us on the history behind the Rohingya Crisis that resulted in the exodus of close to half a million refugees.

Contact Us

To Schedule an Appointment

Pacific Gateway Center

723-C Umi St Honolulu HI 96819

(808) 851-7010


Saturday: By appointment