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What is the Best Thing About Living in Hawaii?

When I first arrived at Honolulu International Airport in the mid 1980′s, I was 18 years old and I hadn’t a clue what I was in for. The Air Force had sent me to the Hawaiian Islands, and to me it seemed like a cruel joke. I didn’t WANT to be in Hawaii. I didn’t […]

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Bad Experiences Living in Hawaii

I got this note from “Diane” recently about moving to Hawaii (Kauai) and whether it was a good idea or not. I thought I’d write up a response and try to catch up on some of these emails. I’ll post my reply below her email. * * * Aloha Vern– I found your site today […]

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College Student Moving to Waikiki

I got this email recently from a girl that is looking to move to Waikiki after she graduates. She asks a lot of questions, so there is a good opportunity to help a lot of people in a similar situation so I thought I’d try to knock this post out real quick before I get […]

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View from Manoa Trail on Oahu, island of Hawaii.

Moving to Oahu with Dogs

Here is a note from a woman in her early twenties that is considering moving to Oahu, Hawaii with her husband and their dogs and she has some other questions. * * * Hi Vern! I came across your website while ‘googling’ Hawaii. I’ve been offered a position to work at the VA in Honolulu. […]

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Big Island or Oahu?

Here’s an email I received from a woman in Italy that is hoping to narrow the search down to just one of the Hawaiian Islands – Big Island or Oahu, for her husband, daughter, and their dog. Amazingly, she typed this all up on her iPhone! * * * Hello Vern, I really enjoy your […]

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Moving to North Shore of Oahu?

This is a short note from a woman I’ll call “Sandy”. I’ll respond below her email. * * * Hi my name is Sandy. My husband and I are looking to move to Hawaii in the next year or two. My husband went to college working with computers and I want to go to school […]

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Moving to Maui (Follow-up)

Here’s a follow-up email to a response I gave a woman I called “Jen” at this post: Couple Thinking of Moving to Islands from Connecticut * * * Vern you’re awesome! thanks! I talked it over with my husband and we are truly leaning toward Maui. “Maui No Ka Oi!” right?! It feels a little […]

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Moving to Upcountry Maui and Selling Timeshares

Here is a note from a guy currently living in Raleigh, North Carolina. He’s dreaming about Maui… and who isn’t? I certainly am. * * * Vern – I have visited the Hawaiian Islands about 8 times, my favorite being upcountry Maui! I am 55, single, masters degree, excellent sales and sales management experience. I […]

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Family with 3 Kids Moving to Honolulu – No Jobs

Many people consider moving to Hawaii, and yet I wonder how many really consider what Oahu is like. There are some amazing places on the island, sure. But, the majority of your experience as a resident of Oahu will be traveling around the city, in traffic, in a place that might be more of a […]

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Moving to Waikiki from Southern Florida

Here is a note from Thomas. He is thinking about moving to Hawaii with his wife and young children. * * * Hi Vern, I really enjoyed your 2012 e-book on moving to / living in Hawaii. Just bought it this Christmas weekend and went through it all on some of my time off. We […]

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