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Helpful Articles - Oahu

Top 10 Things to Do, Attractions and Activities on Oahu

The island of Oahu in Hawaii packs a ton of activities into just 597 square miles. In this list, we’ll run you down our favorite activities, and attractions on Oahu. Even though these are our top recommendations, they’re definitely not the only things to do on Oahu. As the most populated Hawaiian island (nearly a million people call the Gathering Place home!) Oahu offers a ton of activities to keep you busy. Let’s jump in with a classic must-visit . . .   #1: Tour Pearl Harbor National Memorial  The attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 was a pivotal moment in world history that drew the […]

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8 Things You Should Know Before Moving to Oahu

If you’re considering a move to the island of Oahu, chances are you’re looking for tips. We’d love to help you make an easy transition to your new lifestyle. Below, you’ll find our list of 8 things you need to know before you relocate. By working your way through these questions and answers, you’ll discover exactly how to make a simple move to the Gathering Place, as Oahu is also known. “Coming to Hawai’i is like going from black and white to color.” That’s how author John Richard Stephenson put it, and we wholeheartedly agree: There’s a unique color and rhythm to life in Hawaii. Additionally, Hawaii is made […]

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Your Insider’s Guide to Living on Oahu

Are you thinking of becoming one of the ~55,000 people who move to the island annually? If you’re planning a move, enjoy this Insider’s Guide to living on Oahu. Let us be the first to say aloha and e komo mai (welcome)! Living on Oahu is like living nowhere else—and it will be an experience you’ll carry for the rest of your life.  Things on Oahu operate a little differently than on the mainland, and we’d love to help your transition. Since 1892, we’ve moved tens of thousands of families, individuals, and service members to Oahu. Use our recommendations as your unofficial manual for life […]

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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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19 “Must Do” Hawaii Bucket List Items for Living on the Islands

Whether you’re moving to the Hawaiian islands for the first time, leaving Hawaii for the Mainland or just looking for some exciting new activities to enjoy while you’re living in Hawaii, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve gathered a list of 19 must-do items across all of the islands: Oahu, Maui, the Big Island, Kauai, Molokai and Lanai. Consider this your “bucket list” of only-in-Hawaii experiences, ones you simply can’t miss while you’re living here. (And, don’t worry, we’ve got something for everyone in your family, from keiki to kupuna!) Let’s dive in!   For the History Buffs in the Family #1: Oahu: Visit […]

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