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Moving to Hawaii from New York – The Arnsteins

Victoria Arnstein is someone I found through her ultra-running husband, Michael. She does her own Youtube videos that I subscribed to a while back. I was glad to see a couple new videos she just shot in the islands as they moved there to try it out for a year. Victoria is also an ultra-runner […]

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Waikiki View from Diamond Head, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii

Living in Hawaii

Out of every ten visitors to the Hawaiian islands, at least five are wondering, “Is living in Hawaii possible for me?” And for every five that do wonder such a thing realistically maybe one can choose to live in Hawaii for any length of time. Maybe less than one. Why is it so difficult for […]

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Life in Hawaii… What’s it Like Living Hawaiian Style?

Living life in Hawaii is a dream for a lot of people. Many that can afford a vacation to the Hawaiian islands return home and are a little bit shell-shocked. In a good way. Hawaii is definitely one of the most beautiful places in the world. If you’re one of those that has visited one […]

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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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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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Moving to Maui? Go West!

I received a note from a woman that has a pretty good idea what her and her husband want when they move to the island of Maui. Her note is below, and my response is below that. * * * Hi Vern! Thanks for the great info you post on moving to HI. My husband […]

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What Is It Like Living in Hawaii? This…

Ryan Ozawa is a well known blogger living on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, that I first came into contact with online about four years ago. His website, Hawaii Blog is one of the most widely read blogs about living in Hawaii that exist. I joined him on Google+ a while back. Today he posted […]

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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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Living on Maui – 2 Kids, 2 Jobs, Online Dad, Mom Teaching

This is a photo of the West Maui Mountains. There always seems to be rain clouds above them, and it makes for some consistent rainbows. Maui is, to me, the best place to live in the Hawaiian Islands. Brian wrote me below, and told me just about everything I would have asked, so I’ll be […]

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Couple Thinking of Moving to Islands from Connecticut

Here is an email I got pretty recently about a husband and wife looking to move to one of the islands, but kind of going back and forth about choosing either Maui or Oahu. I think this is a common problem, and one I’ve also beat myself up over for a while too. There are […]

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