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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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Moving to Hawaii to Work Remotely? These Tips Will Get You Started

When it comes to making a big move, there are a few basics you need to handle early. We’re talking about things like where you’ll live, how you’ll get around, and how you’ll get connected to the online resources you need to help make your new destination feel like home. Now, when that new home happens to be an island in the middle of the Pacific, things can feel a little more…complicated. After all, it’s not as though you can simply pack up a moving truck, hitch your car to a trailer behind it, and drive to your new location. Add to that the fact […]

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Discover the Real Menehune of Hawaii’s Stories and Legends

How did you first hear of the Menehune? Did you spot a “Menehune at Work” sign in one of Hawaii’s airports? Did you buy a bottle of Menehune drinking water or a bag of Menehune Madness Hawaiian potato chips? Or have you been regaled with tales about this legendary race of people, which many compare to Ireland’s Leprechauns or Iceland’s elves? Menehune remain one of Hawaii’s enduring mysteries. Are they a mythical race of industrious people, small in stature, who live in Hawaii’s forests and mountains? In other words, are the Menehune stories Hawaiians’ version of fairy tales? Or were the Menehune a race of […]

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