Hawaii Rental Home Listings: My Top 5 Sites

So you’ve figured out the maximum rent you can afford in Hawaii, and you’ve identified which towns or neighborhoods you’re most interested in moving to. At last, you’re ready to tackle those rental listings to find your new home in Hawaii. Even if you’re not quite ready to move just yet, you should start a … Read more

8 Things Hawaii Landlords Might Not Tell You

8 Things Hawaii Landlords Might Not Tell You

When you’re looking for a rental home in Hawaii, you’ll probably have lots of questions for landlords when you inquire about their available properties: What’s the square footage? How many bathrooms? Does it have air-conditioning? Do you allow pets? Are utilities included? Is there a yard? These are all great questions, and I encourage you … Read more

Bringing Pets To Hawaii, Step 1: Prohibited Animals

Hawaii is a rabies-free state and wants to remain that way. If you’re moving to Hawaii with pets, this means you’re going to have to take several steps to prepare them for entrance into the state. If you arrive in Hawaii without the necessary documentation proving your pets don’t have rabies, they will be quarantined … Read more

Bringing Pets To Hawaii, Step 4: OIE-FAVN Blood Test

Bringing Pets To Hawaii, Step 4. Blood Test

Step 1: Prohibited Animals Step 2: Vaccinations Step 3: Microchip Step 4: OIE-FAVN Blood Test NOTE: If your dog or cat will be coming to Hawaii from Guam, Australia, New Zealand, or the British Isles (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Isle of Man, Bailiwick of Jersey, and Bailiwick of Guernsey), you can … Read more

Bringing Pets To Hawaii, Step 6: Kennel

Step 1: Prohibited Animals Step 2: Vaccinations Step 3: Microchip Step 4: Blood Test Step 5: Flight Booking Step 6: Kennel Once you’ve booked your pet’s flight(s) to Hawaii and know which airline(s) you’ll be using, visit the airline’s website and read their rules regarding pet kennels (the “crate” or “carrier” that your pet will … 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, tropical flowers blooming everywhere, bronze-skinned surfers, a stress-free life… And while that is a somewhat … Read more