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Explore Hilo’s Beautiful and Bountiful Botanical Gardens

The Big Island’s steady, year-round temperatures and rich, volcanic soil make it a particularly fertile ground for all kinds of plants and flowers—some of which you won’t find anywhere else. Additionally, the eastern side of the island is an exceptionally welcoming environment for growth. As the predominant northeast/east-northeast trade winds blow across the Big Island, they hit the considerable slopes of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa. This pushes the air upward, causing it to cool, and, ultimately, delivering plenty of precipitation to the windward side of the Big Island. The result? A wet and humid environment that’s perfect for cultivating plant life, which is why […]

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Your 18 Most Pressing Questions About Moving to Hawaii—Answered

You ask, and we answer! Every day, we speak with people who are considering a move to Hawaii. After nearly 40 years in the business, we’ve seen some patterns emerge. Below, you’ll find our answers to the most pressing, most commonly asked questions about moving to (and living in!) Hawaii. We hope they help they give you some clarity on what to expect during and after your move to Hawaii—and deliver that final boost of confidence you need so you can commit to relocating to the Aloha State. But before we begin, we’d like to address one more lingering question: What if my question isn’t […]

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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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19 “Must Do” Hawaii Bucket List Items for Living on the Islands

Whether you’re moving to the Hawaiian islands for the first time, leaving Hawaii for the Mainland or just looking for some exciting new activities to enjoy while you’re living in Hawaii, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve gathered a list of 19 must-do items across all of the islands: Oahu, Maui, the Big Island, Kauai, Molokai and Lanai. Consider this your “bucket list” of only-in-Hawaii experiences, ones you simply can’t miss while you’re living here. (And, don’t worry, we’ve got something for everyone in your family, from keiki to kupuna!) Let’s dive in!   For the History Buffs in the Family #1: Oahu: Visit […]

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