Grocery Prices In Hawaii

Grocery Prices in Hawaii: Food Costs in 2021

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 knowledge that Hawaii has higher grocery prices because most goods … Read More

Affordable Housing On Waianae Coast

Affordable Housing On Waianae Coast

The Waianae Coast on leeward Oahu has a bad reputation, and it isn’t entirely undeserved. Waianae High School has the highest student dropout rate in the state. Drive through certain neighborhoods and you’ll see unkempt properties, shuttered businesses, and a … Read More

Most Affordable Neighborhoods In Hawaii. Oahu

Most Affordable Neighborhoods In Hawaii, Pt. 1: Oahu

Everyone knows that housing in Hawaii is expensive. In fact, when compared to other U.S. states, Hawaii’s average rent is the highest. But rents vary greatly throughout the state, depending on the island, city/town, and neighborhood. So which areas of … Read More

Before You Move To Hawaii, Answer These Questions

Before You Move To Hawaii, Answer These Questions

If living in Hawaii is currently your dream rather than your reality, you’re certainly not alone. And if your dream is anything like mine was, it includes year-round sunshine, going to the beach after work, living in shorts and flip-flops, … Read More

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. But each island has its downside, too. For example: Oahu … Read More

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 published under the old format to my blog, where they … Read More

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 hectic, and the influence of Hawaiian and Asian cultures has … Read More