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Helpful Articles - Moving to Hawaii

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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Know the Colleges in Hawaii: Get Your Degree in Paradise

For some people, attending college in Hawaii evokes an image of cracking a textbook on the beach and studying under the shade of a gently swaying palm tree.   While that can be your reality, attending one of the colleges in Hawaii offers so much more. For example, consider the opportunity to study marine science in a real-world setting, as well as the chance to explore environmental conservation across the islands’ incredibly diverse landscape.   Additionally, the Aloha State’s institutions of higher learning offer an advantage that you might not have considered: value.   In fact, a recent study named Hawaii among the top five states that provide the best college value. Nitro, a financial service company, compared […]

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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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