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Helpful Articles - Moving Tips

Living in Honolulu: An Insider’s Guide to Oahu’s “Big City” 

If you share the sentiments of legendary slack-key guitarist Keola Beamer, you might feel Honolulu’s city lights bringing you back again and again. Maybe the call has gotten so strong that you’re considering making Honolulu your home. If so, we’d love to welcome you to the Big Pineapple with an insider’s tour to Hawaii’s capital city. With a population of just around 350,000, Honolulu is Hawaii’s most populated urban area. Depending on how you define a city, it’s also one of the globe’s most isolated, along with Auckland, New Zealand and Perth, Australia. Because Honolulu is a major hub of activity, the city can offer […]

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Why Do You Need to Come to My House to Quote My Move?

It seems like you can get an online quote for practically anything these days. You’ll find sites all over the internet willing to give you an instant estimate for things like car insurance, health insurance, redoing the siding on your house, ending the termite infestation you discovered in your attic, buying a color copier, ordering a case of pitted dates from Pakistan or even booking an Elvis impersonator for your next party. So when it comes to getting a quote for moving to or from Hawaii, you might wonder: Why does my moving company need to come to my house to give me a quote? […]

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The Easiest Way to Move to Hawaii: Door-to-Door Service Explained

Everyone has their own vision for the perfect and easiest move.   Some people have a strong do-it-yourself bent and want to be as hands-on as possible during the process. (If this is you, check out our EZ Move program, available on Maui, Hilo, Kona and Kauai!)  Others want to convenience of a done-for-you solution, in which the moving company handles absolutely everything: materials, packing, shipping and unpacking. If you’re pressed for time—or you simply want the convenience of letting an expert crew manage all the details—then a done-for-you solution is likely right for you.   At Royal Hawaiian Movers, we call this our door-to-door service. We get a lot of questions about it, including:   How exactly does it work?  […]

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The Complete Guide to Moving Your Motorcycle to Hawaii or the Mainland 

In Hawaii, motorcycles offer their riders an open-air tour of all the beauty the islands have to offer. If you long to feel the Pacific trade winds blowing by and the warm sun on your body as you glide down the road past waterfalls, ocean views and other iconic Hawaiian sights, we’ve got good news for you: It’s pretty easy to ship your motorcycle to the Hawaiian islands. Or, if you’ve fallen in love with your bike in Hawaii and can’t imagine leaving it behind when you move to the mainland (or another island!), it can be just as simple to take it with you.    In this guide, we’ll walk you through all your options […]

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The Complete Guide to Moving Your Appliances, Safely and Easily 

Whether you’re moving to the Hawaiian islands, between islands or to the mainland, you may consider taking your appliances with you at some point.  Moving appliances can be a great way to save some money (after all, if you bring them with you, you won’t need to replace them!) However, there are a few things you need to know before moving your stove, refrigerator, washers and other large appliances. Here’s the good news: You can safely move all of your appliances—your washing machine, dryer, stove, refrigerator or freezer—pretty much anywhere. That being said, there are two questions you’ll likely ask yourself in the process:  Should you take them with you?  What’s the best […]

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