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Moving to Hawaii

Which Hawaiian Island Should You Move To

Which Hawaiian Island Should You Move To?

Deciding on which of the six major islands in Hawaii to call home is a nice problem to have. They are all beautiful and have something to offer their residents ...
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Ship a car to Hawaii

How to Ship a Car to Hawaii: The Ultimate Guide

If you’re planning a move to Hawaii, you might wonder if it’s worth shipping your current car, motorcycle, or boat overseas, or if you should just replace it once you’re ...
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How to Ship to Hawaii: Shipping Household Items to Hawaii

How To Ship To Hawaii: Shipping Household Items From The Mainland The Definitive Guide

Moving is not something most people would consider easy, and it's even more tricky when you are considering moving to an island! Transporting all your stuff to Hawaii is particularly ...
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Cost of Living in Hawaii

Which Hawaiian Island Should You Move To

Which Hawaiian Island Should You Move To?

Deciding on which of the six major islands in Hawaii to call home is a nice problem to have. They are all beautiful and have something to offer their residents ...
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Grocery Prices In Hawaii

Grocery Prices in Hawaii: Best Food Cost Guide 2022

A common question I see posted on forum threads about moving to Hawaii is: "What are the grocery prices in hawaii like?" This question seems to spring from the common ...
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Senior Citizen Benefits & Programs In Hawaii

Senior Citizen Benefits & Programs In Hawaii

Hawaii is a good place to grow old: The weather is mild year-round, the air is clean, the beautiful natural surroundings encourage outdoor activities, the pace of life is less ...
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Hawaiian Lifestyle

Outfits for hawaii: Womens Business Casual

Outfits for hawaii: Womens Business Casual

Today I had an interview with the APEC hosting committee, to work as a volunteer at the upcoming APEC summit in Honolulu. It was an easy interview and lasted only ...
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Which Hawaiian Island Should You Move To

Which Hawaiian Island Should You Move To?

Deciding on which of the six major islands in Hawaii to call home is a nice problem to have. They are all beautiful and have something to offer their residents ...
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Hawaiian Pidgin Slang

Hawaiian Pidgin Slang: The Best Guide to Hawaiian Slang

The official languages of the state of Hawaii are English and Hawaiian. But there’s also a third unofficial language, which is spoken by many locals in everyday conversation: Hawaiian Pidgin ...
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Education

Private Schools In Hawaii. Grades PreK-12

Private Schools In Hawaii: Grades PreK-12

NOTE: If you’re interested in finding a private school for a child age 15 months-6 years, I recommend also reading my post Preschools In Hawaii. In 2009, average test scores ...
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Learn English In Hawaii

Learn English In Hawaii

Hawaii (and in particular, Honolulu) is teeming with English-language instruction schools. Many (but not all) cater to foreign nationals who want to live in Hawaii on an F-1 student visa, ...
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Colleges, Universities & Vocational Schools In Hawaii

Colleges, Universities & Vocational Schools In Hawaii

When it comes to post-secondary education in Hawaii, there are surprisingly many options for a relatively small U.S. state. Public post-secondary schools include the Hawaii Department of Education adult community ...
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Jobs in Hawaii

Outfits for hawaii: Womens Business Casual

Outfits for hawaii: Womens Business Casual

Today I had an interview with the APEC hosting committee, to work as a volunteer at the upcoming APEC summit in Honolulu. It was an easy interview and lasted only ...
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Which Hawaiian Island Should You Move To

Which Hawaiian Island Should You Move To?

Deciding on which of the six major islands in Hawaii to call home is a nice problem to have. They are all beautiful and have something to offer their residents ...
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10 Highest Earning Companies In Hawaii

10 Highest Earning Companies In Hawaii

Let’s talk about job hunting. Because unless you’re independently wealthy (in which I case I’m totally envious) or have a nice nest egg saved up for your retirement in Hawaii, ...
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Bringing Pets to Hawaii

Should I Move to Hawaii

Should I Move To Hawaii? Answer These Questions First!

Should I move to Hawaii? If living in Hawaii is currently your dream rather than your reality, you’re certainly not alone. You're wondering "Should I move to Hawaii?" right? Well, ...
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Moving Day - Best Guide To Bringing Pets To Hawaii Step 10

Moving Day – Best Guide To Bringing Pets To Hawaii Step 10

Step 1: Prohibited Animals Step 2: Vaccinations Step 3: Microchip Step 4: Blood Test Step 5: Flight Booking Step 6: Kennel Step 7: Import Form Step 8: Health Certificate Step ...
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Flight Prep - Best Guide To Bringing Pets To Hawaii Step 9

Flight Prep – Best Guide To Bringing Pets To Hawaii Step 9

Step 1: Prohibited AnimalsStep 2: VaccinationsStep 3: MicrochipStep 4: Blood TestStep 5: Flight BookingStep 6: KennelStep 7: Import FormStep 8: Health Certificate Step 9: Flight Prep At least 7 days ...
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Finding a Home in Hawaii

Which Hawaiian Island Should You Move To

Which Hawaiian Island Should You Move To?

Deciding on which of the six major islands in Hawaii to call home is a nice problem to have. They are all beautiful and have something to offer their residents ...
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Senior Citizen Benefits & Programs In Hawaii

Senior Citizen Benefits & Programs In Hawaii

Hawaii is a good place to grow old: The weather is mild year-round, the air is clean, the beautiful natural surroundings encourage outdoor activities, the pace of life is less ...
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Choosing A Neighborhood In Hawaii

Choosing A Neighborhood In Hawaii

(Note: If this article looks familiar, it’s because it was originally published in my newsletter. I have since changed the format of my newsletter and have moved all articles previously ...
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Travel and Entertainment in Hawaii

Hawaiian Luau

Hawaiian Luau

What is Luau? Attending Luau is an essential part of entertaining program of any guest of Hawaii. But what is Luau? For locals Luau is a nice way to celebrate ...
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Watching whales in Hawaii

Watching whales in Hawaii

Watching whales is the most popular entertainment in winter months in Hawaii. The world population of humpback whales counts about 10-15 thousands of species. About a thousand of whales come ...
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Night shows in Hawaii

Night shows in Hawaii

The most known night shows in Hawaii Night shows are the most popular type of entertainment on the islands. There is the greatest choice of shows and events suited to ...
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