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Your 6-Step Checklist for Choosing a Reputable Moving Company 

If you’ve heard the recent reports about the families who are desperately searching for their belongings after getting taken in by a dishonest moving company, you know that moving scams do, unfortunately, happen.  We know how much trust it takes to hand over all of your personal possessions to a new company. We’ve taken that obligation extremely seriously ever since we opened our doors in Hawaii in 1982.   We also know that moves to, from or between the Hawaiian islands require a higher level of trust. With local Hawaii moves, you’re reunited with your possessions the same day, often in just a few hours. However, moves to and from the Mainland—or between islands—mean trusting the entire […]

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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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Supporting Habitat for Humanity in Hilo

Professional Hawaii Mover Royal Hawaiian Movers has once again teamed up with ReStore in support of a great cause.  6 months ago, we saw Royal Hawaiian Movers spreading the Aloha in Kona.  Now, we see them working with Habitat Hilo in a combined effort to help ensure that underprivileged families are given the opportunity to start over and build their lives in a new home. Thousands of dollars worth of merchandise (enough to fill FIVE 40 ft containers) was donated by Elements Hospitality, a Lynden, Washington based company who focuses on renovations and improvement of hotels, resorts, and personal properties.  This year’s donation to the […]

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Living in Hawaii: Rent and Wages

  So you’re thinking about moving to Hawaii, eh?  Did you know that apartment and home rentals in Hawaii, on average, are considerably more expensive than those on the mainland?  See below for a more in depth look at the cost of living in Hawaii. HAWAIIAN ISLAND                    AVERAGE RENT*                    AVERAGE WAGE Honolulu                                              $1,600                                            $13 Maui                                                     $1,500                                            $13 Kauai                                                    $1,300                                            $11.75 Big Island                                             $1,000                                            $11 *Reflects average cost of a two-bedroom apartment as per the National Low Income Housing Coalition Remember, about 90% of all food in Hawaii is imported, which means that all around prices are higher than what you would typically see on the U.S. mainland. […]

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Supporting the Local Oahu Community

Professional Hawaii moving company Royal Hawaiian Movers expanded their support of the Hawaiian community by supporting the Bishop Museum’s 13thBernice Pauahi Bishop Awards Dinner.  This was the first year that Hawaiian moving company Royal Hawaiian Movers has supported this event, and we are already looking forward to next year! This annual celebration has become one of Hawaii’s signature events, featuring live performances, awards presentations, and cuisine prepared by some of Hawaii’s most prominent chefs.  This year’s event took place on Saturday, July 30th, and was held on the Great Lawn of the Bishop Museum (seen above).  The event honored two important leaders in the Hawaiian […]

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Moving from San Diego to Oahu

Relocating from San Diego to Oahu?  Royal Hawaiian is a caring moving company that would be happy to assist you with your move from San Diego to Honolulu.  Give us the opportunity to show you why we have an A+ Rating on the Better Business Bureau,  an A rating on Angie’s list and why we were voted #1 mover in the Honolulu Star Advertiser’s Hawaii’s Best 2012 Contest! We provide full service moves from Carlsbad, Oceanside, La Jolla, Del Mar, Point Loma, Poway, Solana Beach, Encinitas, Santee, Julian, Escondido, and Temecula to Oahu. Don’t worry if we didn’t list your city, we can still help! […]

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