Moving to or from Hawaii comes with its own unique set of complexities. After moving tens of thousands of individuals, families, and servicemembers to and from the Hawaiian Islands, we know them all. Plus, after thirty years’ experience as a leading military provider, we understand the unique challenges faced by our men and women in uniform.
If your PCS orders mean relocating to or from Hawaii, we’ll walk you through exactly what to expect. We’ll also give you our insider tips for making your move as smooth and easy as possible for you and your family members.
First Things First: CONUS vs. OCONUS
As you may already know, a move to/from Hawaii is considered an OCONUS move (outside the continental United States). For CONUS moves, you’ll have the option for a Personally-Procured Move (PPM, also known as a Do-It-Yourself Move/DITY).
OCONUS moves are most often Household Goods (HHG) moves, completed by an approved Transportation Service Provider (TSP), like Royal Hawaiian. Because an HHG move is the most common to and from Hawaii (and one we’re very familiar with) that’s what we’ll walk you through in this article. Below, you’ll find the seven most important things you need to know.