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Hawaii is the 50th state, and by far the most exhilarating. Hawaii is the ultimate place to live if you can afford it. This category has information and tips about living in Hawaii to help you make the transition there. Hawaii includes all the Hawaiian islands: Oahu, Maui, Kauai, Lanai, Molokai, Kahoolawe, Ni’Ihau, and Big Island.

Hawaii snorkeling tips – from a local

Snorkeling is one of our favorite Hawaii outdoor things to do - so here are Hawaii snorkeling tips based on what we've learned in our many years of snorkeling here. Hawaii snorkeling tips #1 - Fins are necessary Most people forget to bring fins when snorkeling because it’s not considered an essential item. Typically only

Hawaii snorkeling tips – from a local2019-01-08T08:11:54+00:00

How will moving to Hawaii affect your family relationships?

Family is a huge part of everyone's life and moving to Hawaii will have a profound effect on your family relationships. I created this video to show you 5 different ways you will be affected. Let me know what you think and subscribe to the channel!  

How will moving to Hawaii affect your family relationships?2019-02-06T07:34:04+00:00

Five cautions at beaches in Hawaii you should be aware of

There are cautions at beaches in Hawaii, even though long sandy shores seem harmless and easy. Rough surf and undertows can take a person by surprise and unexpectedly drag them out; fighting a current is futile so you need to know these things before you go.   1. Big surf Beaches that are overlooked by lifeguards

Five cautions at beaches in Hawaii you should be aware of2019-02-16T08:06:03+00:00

Five things you won’t need after moving to Hawaii

You'll discover many things you won't need after moving to Hawaii. Hawaii offers a lot to its inhabitants. It’s got a plethora of hiking activities, lots of beaches and of course the sunny weather.  We’ve talked about things you’ll need when moving to Hawaii, but let’s talk about things you won’t need anymore once you

Five things you won’t need after moving to Hawaii2019-02-16T08:05:43+00:00

5 things you’ll never do again after moving to Hawaii

Hawaii offers a lot of things for you to do, but it also takes away a lot of things. Here are the 5 things you'll never do again after moving to Hawaii.   1. You'll never scrape ice off your car in the mornings after moving to Hawaii When I first started driving on the mainland,

5 things you’ll never do again after moving to Hawaii2019-02-12T07:55:55+00:00

How to make your flight to Hawaii as comfortable as possible

My tips for taking long flights to or from Hawaii: Living in Hawaii since the 80s and having most of my family in the midwest means I've taken more 10+ hour flights than I can remember. Here's what I've learned works for me to make those flights as comfortable as possible: Pack layers of warm

How to make your flight to Hawaii as comfortable as possible2018-06-21T15:18:44+00:00

We’re building an online course about living in Hawaii and need your feedback!

If you would like to learn about living in Hawaii from people who have been here for decades (since the mid-80s) in a self-paced, online course with a satisfaction guarantee, tell us what you want to know!  After all, we're building this for you.  We've got a lot of topics planned but need to know

We’re building an online course about living in Hawaii and need your feedback!2017-08-02T18:30:30+00:00

We found teaching jobs on Oahu. Should we move?

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

We found teaching jobs on Oahu. Should we move?2017-06-07T21:18:33+00:00