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Tips from the Pros: How to Safely Pack and Move Paintings, Artwork, and Mirrors

When it comes to fragile items that people worry about when they move, artwork, paintings, frames, and mirrors top the list. (This is especially true for moves between the mainland and Hawaii, when you’re sending your treasured piece of art ~2500 miles across the Pacific Ocean!) If you’re doing a door-to-door move, your moving crew will take care of everything for you. However, if you’re doing the packing yourself, not to worry. We’ve got some DIY tips that will make it easy to pack your artwork, frames, paintings, or mirrors—and feel confident that they’re prepped well for the journey. (And, if you’ve decided to ship […]

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Big Island, Hawaii: Your Guide to Things to Do, Activities, and Attractions

Moving to the state of Hawaii is like getting six mini-states in one. Each one of the islands is different, and you’ll have the opportunity to choose which Hawaiian Island is just right for you: Oahu, Maui, the Big Island, Kauai, Molokai, or Lanai. If you’re considering a move to the Big Island, expect to take advantage of all of the wonders that its diverse, unique, and gorgeous outdoor landscape has to offer. In other words, the Big Island can feel like a giant outdoor playground, and we’re going to show you how to enjoy it to its fullest. Come along with us on a […]

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Destination: Dallas—Moves from the Aloha State to the Lone Star State

If you’re considering a move to Dallas, you’ll be in good company! The Dallas-Ft. Worth-Arlington area is one of the fastest-growing metropolises in the country. Between 2010 and 2019, its population grew by 19%, or more than 1.2 million residents, to bring the population total to just over 7.5 million. To put that in perspective, Oahu’s population is right around 980,080, with those people spread across 597 square miles. The city of Dallas alone, by comparison, has about 1.3 million residents within about half that space: 343 square miles. If these figures give you the feeling that living in the Dallas area will offer a […]

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Doing a DIY Move? Make It Safer and Easier with 5 Tips from Our Safety Expert

There are two kinds of people in this world: Those who hire movers and those who are determined to do it themselves. If you fall in the latter category, more power to you! You might not know this, but Royal Hawaiian is rooted in a moving business that started with two men and a truck. In other words, the “can do” attitude is in our DNA, so we’d love to help you make your DIY move a safer and easier one. In that spirit, we talked with Frank Valenti, our Safety and Technical Training Director, to get his tips on how you can protect your […]

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Feeling the Call of Phoenix? Here’s the Scoop on the Grand Canyon State’s Capital

After you’ve lived in paradise, what’s your next move? You might be surprised to know that Arizona makes many people’s lists as the 10th most popular state destination for former Hawaii residents. What draws people to Arizona, and, more specifically, its capital city, Phoenix? We’ll take you on a brief tour of all that Arizona’s Urban Heart has to offer, including where to live and what to do on your days off. And, if you’re currently living in Phoenix, we’ll talk about the differences between the two places. That way, you can get a sense of whether or not you might want to do the […]

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