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Plumeria - frangipani flower from Hawaii

Moving to Hawaii – Not All Roses!

The following is an email – slightly edited – that I received a short while back from someone wanting to move to Hawaii. I didn’t think she had a realistic chance for success. Sometimes the truth is hard to face. Hawaii can be an unforgiving place – money goes fast and dreams die faster in […]

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Which Island to Look at When Moving to Hawaii – Email

I sometimes turn email into an article about Hawaii here because: It takes time to read and respond to email, when I could be writing an article instead. Better to share whatever we’re talking about related to Hawaii so more people can see what we’re discussing. I received a letter from “Mike” in Connecticut. Mike […]

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Koko Head climb near Hanauma Bay in Hawaii Kai, Oahu, Hawaii

Hawaii Bucket List (Dream List)

Sounds like such a lame name for such a great idea, bucket list. Who made that up? I’ll have to think of a different name for it – list of dreams maybe… Dream List? Yeah, that works. I heard the term bucket list again yesterday as I watched this awesome video – and I thought […]

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43 Things Locals in Hawaii Might Do…

If you’ve ever moved to Hawaii and stayed for any length of time, or were or are a local in the Hawaiian islands – this article is sure to bring back some memories and make you nod. This article is some of what living in Hawaii is all about. I hate to take you away […]

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Waipio Valley, Oahu, Hawaii

What is the Magic About Living in Hawaii?

I felt my arms tingle with what can only be described as, pure magic, when I first got off the plane at Honolulu International Airport (HNL) on a very warm day in March of 1985. People on the plane cheered as it touched down – and I thought – what is this? I was clueless about […]

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Living in Hawaii as Homeless

I just read an article about the homeless problem in Hawaii being the 5th worst in the Nation. I’m wondering if anyone is surprised. Given Alaska or Hawaii, Nebraska or Hawaii, New York or Michigan or Hawaii to be living as homeless, and which state would you choose? Homeless doesn’t mean dumb, it just means […]

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Thailand or Hawaii… Update

So, I’ve been agonizing over the decision about whether to stay in Thailand or go back to Hawaii. In Hawaii I have a great friend from Sweden, Christian who does Hawaii appraisal of residential real estate on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and Big Island there that is making it very easy for me to come back […]

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