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  • Man and woman welcome movers to Hawaii with lei greeting.

Why are people so nice in Hawaii?

It really is true: people here are very nice. Many will say it reflects the very real Aloha Spirit and that

  • small house island

What are the biggest cultural differences in Hawaii?

People move back to the mainland for a few key reasons: financial, family, or cultural.  This article deals with the cultural

  • Tourists at makapuu beach

What NOT to do in Hawaii

Ask anyone who moved to Hawaii from the mainland (and the longer they've lived in Hawaii, the better their answer will

  • long drives

What will you give up if you move to Hawaii?

You probably already had dreams of what Hawaii offers like gorgeous scenery, sunsets, beaches, pristine tropical waters and perfect weather but

  • flying cockroaches in hawaii

If you hate cockroches in Hawaii don’t read this

I asked Aina to write up a piece about cockroaches in Hawaii and I think instead I triggered her deep childhood

  • no free shipping to Hawaii

Is shipping to Hawaii expensive

Short answer: heck yes.  In recent years, Amazon and their Prime service have eased the pain but make no mistake; it's

  • the bus system in Hawaii

Public Transportation in Hawaii

Whenever you talk about public transportation in Hawaii, you can be sure a conversation about "The Rail" will come up and

  • Back of Diamond Head Volcano as shot from Tantalus Mountain on a sunny day.

How much is it to move to Hawaii?

If you've wondered what it costs to move to Hawaii, we've got a tool to help. Most of our website visitors

  • View of the Napali Coast and valley

How expensive is Hawaii?

Unless you live in the heart of America's biggest cities, you'll probably be in for some serious sticker shock when you

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