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8 Moving Supplies You Can’t Pack Without 

You’ve decided to move. You’ve found a new place to live. You’ve chosen your date for Moving Day. This is where the rubber meets the road: It’s time to start packing.  Like most of the things you do around your house, packing is worlds easier when you have the right tools. Gathering the right supplies doesn’t have to cost you a bundle. You may own have some of these items already. However, in some cases, shelling out a few dollars to upgrade what you’ve got can make your packing experience even simpler than you might have imagined.  We’ll show you what we mean as we walk you through the eight moving materials you just shouldn’t pack without.  #1: Start a Moving Binder . . . or Something Like […]

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The Complete Guide to Moving Your Dogs, Cats and Other Pets to Hawaii 

To many people, pets are family. That’s why, when you’re moving to Hawaii, it’s important to be able to take your dogs, cats or other pets to your new home.  Moving pets to Hawaii can be a little tricky. Because it’s the only state in the U.S. that’s rabies-free, the Hawaiian islands have very strict protocols for bringing in cats, dogs and other domesticated animals. Additionally, because of the unique and delicate ecosystem, you’ll find in the islands, some animals are entirely restricted.   To help you understand the process for prepping your pet for the move to the Hawaiian islands, we’ve put together this guide. We’ll connect you with the forms, checklists and resources you need to get your whole family to Hawaii, […]

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Your Moving Cheat Sheet: All the Links You Need to Make Your Move to Maui a Breeze 

Picking up your life and moving it to a new place means coordinating a lot of moving parts—before, during and after Moving Day. In addition to packing and moving all of your possessions, there are a number of other to-dos required in order to transition you to your new home. To help you check off all those little boxes, we’ve compiled a list of the essential links to make your Maui move easier.   Whether you’re moving to the Mainland, to another island or to another destination entirely, this list will help you keep track of all of the details involved when you close one chapter of your life and open a new one. We’ll also throw in a few helpful hints we’ve discovered after helping thousands […]

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Two Affordable Alternatives for Shipping Household Goods from Hawaii to the Mainland  

No move is exactly the same. That’s something we discovered early on into our 35+ years of moving families to, from, in and around the Hawaiian islands.   That’s also why it’s industry-standard practice (as well as your right under the law!) to receive a complimentary in-person survey before your mover creates a quote. In order to put together the right plan—and an accurate quote—it’s important for your moving company to get eyes on all of your stuff.  For example, if you’re moving to the Mainland, you might have enough to fill a container on your own—or you might not. An in-person survey will help your moving company make a recommendation you can rely on.   If you don’t need an […]

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Top Tips from Your Movers for a Move-In Day Made Easy 

The finish line is in sight: You’ve got all your belongings packed up and in transit. You’ve moved everyone in your family to your new location, and you couldn’t be more ready to receive all those boxes and set up your new home. Move-In Day is almost upon you.  We want to help you finish strong. After moving thousands of families, we’ve got six tips to help you create a simple, stress-free Move-In Day. Using these pointers, you’ll get your family settled in record time, so you can call your move “done!”—and start enjoying your new home.  We’ll start with one basic, often overlooked (yet critical!) tip to help you avoid the #1 thing that can ruin a Move-In Day before it even gets […]

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Living in Hilo: An Insider’s Guide to Living on the Tropical Eastern Side of The Big Island 

The Hawaiian islands feature some of the most diverse ecosystems in the world, and the island of Hawaii is no exception. In fact, the island commonly known as the Big Island hosts 11 out of 13 of the world’s climate zones. If you’re looking to make the Big Island your home, you’re sure to find the perfect climate to suit your preferences.   The Big Island was originally formed by six volcanoes, including Kilauea, the most active volcano on earth, which most recently erupted in 2018. Although you will see lava fields down the slopes of the Big Island’s volcanoes, you’ll also find classic Hawaiian white sand beaches, lush rainforests, macadamia nut and coffee farms, ranch land and more.   If you’ve been researching a move […]

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