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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 possible2019-07-16T17:29:47-10:00

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!2017-08-02T18:30:30-10:00

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?2017-06-07T21:18:33-10:00

Marketing grad from Hilo wants to live in Hawaii

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

Marketing grad from Hilo wants to live in Hawaii2017-06-07T21:18:25-10:00

Can I live in Hawaii? It’s easy now: take the quiz!

Find out if you can live in Hawaii We get so many questions from people trying to determine if they can live in Hawaii that we decided to make a quiz about it.  We took our livelong experience in living here and boiled it down to a few key questions. Try it and let us

Can I live in Hawaii? It’s easy now: take the quiz!2017-05-10T17:59:49-10:00

UK business owner has fallen in love with Maui and wants to move here. Can she?

I received this very thoughtful email from Victoria and hope the responses help both her and others thinking about moving here. I especially picked her email because he correctly read my 10 steps to finding a job in Hawaii piece before contacting me so I know she's doing a little bit of homework. I'll respond

UK business owner has fallen in love with Maui and wants to move here. Can she?2017-05-18T20:52:40-10:00

Hawaii’s weather is a culture cornerstone

If you are planning on moving to Hawaii, there are going to be a lot of things that you need to prepare yourself for, Hawaii's weather being one of them. The culture shock moving to Hawaii can be overwhelming. Your living expenses are going to increase, your driving style is going to need to change,

Hawaii’s weather is a culture cornerstone2017-05-18T20:52:21-10:00

Driving in Hawaii, what every newcomer needs to know

Driving in Hawaii is a very different experienced compared to driving anywhere else (in the world.) Hawaii has such low speed limits yet its drivers drive excessively over the limit. For example, a limit on one of our main freeways (The H1) is 55 and even 50 at some points, however people drive at 65 most

Driving in Hawaii, what every newcomer needs to know2019-02-12T08:01:21-10:00

Korean family wants to live in Hawaii for 9-12 months

I love the interesting emails I get from website visitors. Here's a good one from a Korean woman that wants to live in Hawaii with her sons.  I indented her questions and put my responses in-between. Enjoy! I have never been to Hawaii. I just know from my friend, who is a professor at the

Korean family wants to live in Hawaii for 9-12 months2017-05-18T20:52:41-10:00

Married with 3 boys – should we move to Hawaii?

I try to reply to emails which can be helpful to others and that haven't been asked before.  Here's a good one about a mom wondering about a move to Hawaii and I've interspersed the comments with my responses.  Keep in mind that everyone's situation is different. I have not been in this exact situation

Married with 3 boys – should we move to Hawaii?2017-05-18T20:52:41-10:00