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.

Full-time job opportunity in Maui at $30/hr?

I received 2 job-related emails today and this one from Carolyn was the other one: Hi! I just recently came across a full-time job opportunity in Maui. We were recently discussing financial compensation. They are looking at paying an hourly wage of $30 to low 30's. It would just be me - no pets, and I

Psychologist related careers in Hawaii

This email message came in today from Camille: Hello, I am looking to move to Hawaii with my mother in the future after my studies (to be a psychologist/animal behaviourist/Psychotherapist) from the UK, but I don't know how I am going to go about it. what kind of visa to get to be permanent? are

Makaha snorkeler in extremely critical condition

Be careful when in Hawaiian waters! Hawaii is a deceptively dangerous place and whenever you're in the water you have to exercise extreme caution. In this case a 56-year-old snorkeler was found unconscious in the water off Makaha Beach Park just after 9 a.m.  They don't know how he got into trouble and he's in

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

Bodyboarding and swimming at Honolua Beach, Maui, Hawaii. Something the whole family can enjoy when the waves are small. Living life in Hawaii is a dream for a lot of people. Many who can afford a vacation to the Hawaiian islands return home and are a little bit shell-shocked. In a good way. Hawaii

Most Dangerous Beach?

I wrote a story about one time going to a beach which I consider to be Hawaii's most dangerous. Can you guess which it is?  Does this photo give you any clues? Waves don't break like this all over the islands! Three waves breaking at the same time. This is not out of the

Private Charter Plane to Hawaii – to Ensure Pets Fly Safely

This was an email that just came in from Amy. She wants to fly her Great Dane dog to Hawaii and isn't confident about shipping it in a large jet airliner's cargo compartment (and who is?). She came up with a work-around that involves finding a few other pet owners to share a private charter