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Helpful Articles - Moving Tips

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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These 9 Simple Packing Tips Will Help You Move with Zero Stress 

Packing all of your earthly possessions—and we do mean ALL of them—strikes fear in the hearts of many. Maybe you feel like it’s a huge task that could consume countless hours of precious time. Or perhaps you have no idea where to start, which might make you put off packing until the last minute. And just about everyone worries about getting everything done in time. Finally, if it’s been a while since you last moved, you might feel even more stressed about the milestones, mishaps and mistakes.  We move thousands of families to, from and throughout the Hawaiian islands every year, and we’ve learned a thing or two during our 35+ years in the business.   In this article, we’re […]

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

Once you put your Moving Day in the calendar, it might feel like your life kicks into high gear. Whether you’re trying out a new spot locally, heading to another island or relocating to the Mainland (and beyond!), moving creates a “to do” list of its own.  To help you check off the big items on your list, we’ve compiled a list of links and resources to make your Kona move easier. Along the way, we’ll also include some helpful tips we’ve discovered after moving hundreds of families in, out and around Hawaii.  Have your own local tips for moving in Kona? Make sure to leave […]

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7 Unexpectedly Heavy Things You Shouldn’t Move—and 8 Things You Probably Should

Even before downsizing became a global trend, paring down possessions has long been popular with families packing up for a new destination. Moving to Hawaii affords you an opportunity to take a look at everything you own and decide whether it belongs in your new life. Additionally, since your move to Hawaii will ultimately be priced by weight, every piece you move comes at its own cost. Some items might not seem worth it. In that case, it’s time to part ways. With this in mind, we’ve put together a list of some of the heaviest household items we move. We’ll show you why you […]

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