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.

How to rent a unit in Hawaii

A comprehensive guide to renting in Hawaii We get a lot of questions about renting in Hawaii and in this video we took the following questions into account: Kristy, Kansas City mo How hard is it to get a place to rent without a job at first? I know we can't get a loan until

How to rent a unit in Hawaii2021-07-01T04:44:17-10:00

Is Hawaii Weather the Best on the Planet?

Here's all you need to know: Hawaii has the best weather on the planet! Picture the ultimate weather… mostly sunny, not usually too hot. Gentle breezes blowing. Never too cold. Cool nights. Some rain, but not usually too much. Welcome to Hawaii! The funny thing is that on the islands the forecast for each part

Is Hawaii Weather the Best on the Planet?2021-07-01T05:30:00-10:00

Buying and Rentals – Living on an Island in Hawaii

Living on an Island Space on the islands is at a premium. It’s no wonder then that Oahu, with nearly a million residents, seems a bit small. There are other reasons the islands seem small. Parts of Hawaii are uninhabitable. Some hills have loose rock – and homes cannot be built there. Quite a bit

Buying and Rentals – Living on an Island in Hawaii2021-06-30T08:48:02-10:00

Hawaii Photo of the Week: Picture-perfect huge surf coastline

Big Island beach with giant surf This photo is as if you can put your hand through it and touch the beach. We're looking at an "huge" day of surf as you can see a wave crashing into the cliff probably over 100 feet high. Enjoy! 13.01.29_27 by Rose Braverman is licensed under CC

Hawaii Photo of the Week: Picture-perfect huge surf coastline2021-03-24T07:35:00-10:00

How to Make New Friends in Hawaii Part 1 of 6

One of the first things you’ll need to do is make new friends in Hawaii.  Now of course there are common human social norms to follow in making new friends regardless of where you move so I won’t be covering that in this article, but rather I’ll talk about what is different about Hawaii’s cultural

How to Make New Friends in Hawaii Part 1 of 62020-09-14T07:25:00-10:00

What Are the Social Problems in Hawaii?

HAWAII SOCIAL PROBLEMS Local Attitudes This one is a catch-22. If your own attitude is poor – you’ll meet some of the nastiest people you ever didn’t want to know in Hawaii. That’s just the way it is everywhere, right? However, if you’ve got a cool attitude and are open to learning how things work

What Are the Social Problems in Hawaii?2021-06-29T06:43:24-10:00

Hawaii photo of the week: Sunset with crashing waves

Nothing quite like a sunset, right? One of the most amazing things about sunsets besides their incredible beauty is how people line up on the beach to watch them.  It's like we're all mesmerized for about a half hour until the sun falls below the horizon. A long time ago I had an office with

Hawaii photo of the week: Sunset with crashing waves2020-03-31T07:32:17-10:00

4 Ways Oceans are Different from Lakes

I have had several people ask me how oceans are different from lakes. After all, they are both a body of water, right? This is true, however there are some key differences between the two. There are different varieties of sea life and water sports, for example. There are also just simple differences like the

4 Ways Oceans are Different from Lakes2020-01-06T08:04:48-10:00

Sun Exposure in Hawaii is Not a Joke

Sun exposure in Hawaii is not a joke. Visitors to the islands suffer from painful sunburns on the first day of their vacation and it can make the rest of the week unpleasant. Sunscreen is important! Sun Exposure in Hawaii Means Direct Sunlight We all know how the Northern Hemisphere of the Earth tilts towards

Sun Exposure in Hawaii is Not a Joke2019-06-03T08:25:33-10:00

What Makes Diamond Head Beach Great

What Makes Diamond Head Beach Great Reason #1: Secluded Beach Diamond Head beach is relatively secluded compared to most beaches in the area.  That Kahala area has a lot of attractions and residential areas, so it can be congested during peak tourist times.  The last time I was at Diamond Head beach was the week

What Makes Diamond Head Beach Great2019-06-10T08:30:59-10:00