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Helpful Articles - Moving to Hawaii

Tips from the Pros: How to Pack Your Books for Moving

After nearly 40 years of helping individuals and families relocate from one home to another, we’ve got a pretty intimate glance into the kinds of things that people collect. They run the gamut from Hummel figurines to rare coins to vinyl records to surfboards. The list is practically endless! However, there’s one kind of collection that our surveyors always look out for: a big library of books. Why? Books are heavy, and they pack very densely into boxes. And, since your move will ultimately be priced by weight, a big library of books can quickly change the cost of your move. Because of their weight, […]

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Kauai Neighborhood Guide: Where to Live on the Garden Isle

If you’re looking for a slower-paced, laid-back island lifestyle, the Hawaiian island of Kauai may be just the place for you. Kauai has been nicknamed the Garden Isle because so much of its square footage is dominated by its unforgettable natural features. Think lush, green rainforests, pristine beaches, and dramatic mountain ranges, cliffs, canyons, and gulches. Nature is the real superstar on Kauai, second only to the charming, locally-owned businesses that give the island a unique flair you won’t find anywhere else. If you’re considering a move to Kauai, you’ve probably started thinking about exactly where you’ll want to make your home. To help you […]

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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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