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Helpful Articles - Moving to Hawaii

Moving to the Mile-High City? Here’s the Low-Down on Denver

When you look at it from a certain perspective, Denver, Colorado starts to sound like a paradise in and of itself: a place where golf balls fly farther, the sun shines 300 days a year, the landscape takes your breath away on a daily basis and more beer is brewed than any other city in the U.S. Hawaii can be a hard place to leave, but, with all of this (and more!) waiting for you in Denver, your transition might be easier (and sunnier!) than you might think. If you’re considering a move to Denver—a city that initially exploded to a population of 200,000 practically […]

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6 Packing Tips That May Just Save Your DIY Move

Whether you’re prepping your home for a move across the island or across the ocean, how you pack everything matters. Take it from Frank Valenti, our Safety and Technical Training Manager, who trains our moving crews on everything from how to wrap a chair in the shortest amount of time with the fewest errors to how to move our customers’ items with the same level of care they’d offer their tutus. (That’s “grandparents” for those of you on the mainland!) So who better to offer you these six packing tips than the expert we trust to train our pros? We recently spoke with Frank, who’s […]

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Considering a Move to Hawaii Right Now? Get the Latest Updates

Understandably, we’ve been getting a lot of questions about moving to Hawaii in the middle of the global pandemic and its accompanying stay-at-home orders. As a transportation and logistics company, Royal Hawaiian Movers is considered an essential business. As such, we have remained operational during these stay-at-home / work-from-home orders. In addition to giving you regular COVID-19 updates on our operations, we also wanted to give you a run-down on what it’s like to move to Hawaii right now to answer some of the common queries we’ve received. We’re Moving Forward with Household Moves Currently, we are continuing household moves for individuals and families to […]

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Retiring in Hawaii: The 7-Point Moving Checklist for Seniors

Thinking of retiring in Hawaii? The U.S. senior population is soaring. The number of Americans over 65 is projected to nearly double by 2060. Additionally, by 2040, the 80+ population is expected to exceed 28 million, which is more than triple the numbers that same demographic posted in the year 2000. As the baby boomer generation has grown up, its members have significantly impacted American life. This powerful generation filled public schools and created shortages in labor markets, where they’re expected to leave a large hole as they choose retirement. Now that baby boomers are reaching a mature age, they’re also expected to have a […]

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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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My Hawaii Moving Story: Meet Karina, a Student at the University of Hawaii at Manoa

Sometimes, moving to Hawaii is a bit of a leap of faith. After a visit to the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Karina Sevilla decided to move from Valley Center, near San Diego, California, to the island of Oahu for college. How did she decide to make the move? Some of her fellow students ended up in Oahu for the beaches, she noted. However, that wasn’t what initially drew her to college in the Hawaiian islands. “I came for the culture,” Karina told us we interviewed her about her Hawaii Moving Story. “I’m Hispanic. Both of my parents are from Mexico. I’ve been looking at […]

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