Everyone dreams of living near a beach, right? Find out the best places on Oahu, Hawaii, where our local girl Aina would pick. Read: "Best place to live in Hawaii" now
About Peter KayI’ve lived Hawaii since the mid ‘80s when I moved here at the age of 21. I arrived site-unseen in Honolulu with zero contacts and about $5k in savings. I worked from nearly zero and today Hawaii has given me the greatest gifts in the world in all aspects: spiritually, financially, romantically (married since early ‘90s w/ 2 children), and most important, peace. My goal with this site is to share the magic of this Land of Aloha and help others who are on a similar quest.
The email I received below is exactly why I created the Can I live in Hawaii? quiz. There are many factors which will affect your time here and that quiz covers the big issues. That said, I felt this email would be helpful for others to read and my responses are in-line: Me and my
I so appreciate getting and responding to thoughtful visitor emails. Here's one that's rather instructive for all who want to live in Hawaii and I've embedded my responses in-line Aloha Peter, The reason I am messaging you is about your article ""Ten Steps to Finding a Job in Hawaii"". It was a great read, and really
If you have children in High School age and are thinking about moving here, you'll definitely want to get the perspective from our local girl Aina who was born and raised here and went to college on the mainland. Read: "What are high schools in Hawaii like for my kids?" now
Of course Hawaii's weather is perfect. But what's the perspective of Hawaii's weather from someone what was born and raised in Hawaii and then moved to the mainland? We think you'll like this piece by our local girl Aina. Read: "Hawaii’s weather is a culture cornerstone" now
Yes, we've got some of the worst traffic in the country and at times it really tests your patience. However, the Aloha Spirit permeates our driving which means we also have some of the nicest drivers. It's quite a bit more laid back here and our local girl Aina gives you some simple advice in