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Moving to Hawaii

3 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Move to Hawaii

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 02.11.2016 | Travel
Kimanzi Constable

The first thought, as we got off the plane, was how Maui perfectly earned the nickname "Paradise." The weather was perfect in the indoor-outdoor airport, and we could feel something we couldn't describe in words. It was like electricity flowing through our bodies.

What Living On Maui Has Taught Me About Life

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 06.21.2016 | Hawaii
Kimanzi Constable

The prices of everything in our country are higher. The cost of living keeps increasing while wages decrease. This can depress and keep you stuck, or you can use it as motivation to escape to a better life--no matter where that life is. You have a choice to make, and you decide what you believe is possible in your life.

7 Myths About Moving To Hawaii

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 05.11.2016 | Hawaii
Kimanzi Constable

If Hawaii is your dream, don't let anything stop you. Life is too short to let fear, doubt, negative voices, or self-limiting beliefs win.

Here's How Much It Costs To Retire In Hawaii | Posted 04.26.2015 | Hawaii

How much money do people need to retire in the islands? Mainlanders who long to count out their golden years on a tropical beach sipping fruity bev...

How To Move To Paradise With Nothing And Still Thrive

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 04.20.2015 | Healthy Living

It's easy to fantasize about quitting your job and moving to an island in Hawaii, but paradise comes at a price. In Hawaii, that price is residing in ...

Moving to Maui: One Year Later

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 06.07.2015 | Hawaii
Kimanzi Constable

My wife and I decided Maui would be a cool place to vacation. We got off the plane and felt "something" we had no way of explaining. The walk through the semi-open airport alone excited us.

The Best Thing You Can Do When Moving to Hawaii

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 05.17.2015 | Hawaii
Kimanzi Constable

One lesson that we had heard, but really saw when we moved here, was leaving the mainland in the mainland. No matter where you moved from, you have to leave that attitude and that way of life there. You have to embrace what Hawai'i is and means. Those that try to bring the mainland here don't last very long.

5 Things NOT to Do When Moving to Hawaii

Julie Ziemelis | Posted 05.13.2015 | Hawaii
Julie Ziemelis

I have seen MANY people try and compare the cost of living in Hawaii to where they live. Stop. It's not the same. Sorry. It is VERY expensive to live in Hawaii, especially if you think you are going to try and have the same lifestyle you created for yourself elsewhere.

I Can't Find a Place in Maui

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 04.26.2015 | Hawaii
Kimanzi Constable

If it's your dream to move to Hawaii (or any dream destination), you can and should make that dream a reality. I'm not telling you it's going to be easy, and I'm not saying we should overcrowd Hawaii, but dreams are in our mind and heart for a reason.

13 Problems You'll Only Understand If You've Moved To Hawaii

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 02.12.2015 | HuffPost Home

You did it! You packed up all your things and moved to Hawaii. Surely you're living the dream, right? Not so fast. While you might find bliss a...

5 Reasons to Sell Everything and Move to Hawaii

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 03.01.2015 | Hawaii
Kimanzi Constable

Living in our dream designation has opened my eyes to so many experiences, and changed the way I see life. It's shown me these five reasons why everyone should move to their dream designation (Hawaii or elsewhere).

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Moving to Hawaii

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 01.25.2015 | Hawaii
Kimanzi Constable

If your dream is to move to Hawaii, you can make it work. It may require sacrifice, but all things in life that are worth it do. Have a plan and you'll be fine!

Watching the GMO Debate as a New Maui Resident

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 12.15.2014 | Hawaii
Kimanzi Constable

As a new resident, I don't have to right to claim these lands like someone who has loved them for years or was born here. In our short time here, however, this has truly become our "aina" and we have fallen in love with every part of it.

6 Helpful Tips For Those Looking to Move To Hawaii (Part 2)

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 11.19.2014 | Hawaii
Kimanzi Constable

Moving here was one of the hardest things our family has ever experienced. We did a lot of research before moving here, but what we found is that a lot of the information was dated.

6 Helpful Tips for Those Looking to Move to Hawaii (Pt.1)

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 11.05.2014 | Hawaii
Kimanzi Constable

Moving to Hawaii is the dream of many people. You may have come here for vacation, or you may have studied what it would be like to live in Hawaii. Either way, you have fallen in love with the idea. Moving here was a different experience from all the information we had studied before the move.

6 Lessons Moving to Hawaii Taught Me About Life

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 10.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Kimanzi Constable

Stop waiting for permission to live the life you want to live. You have the power inside you to make whatever change you want to make.

10 Things to Know Before You Move to Hawaii

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 08.12.2014 | Hawaii
Shannon Kaiser

Although people who live here tend to be happier, healthier and more balanced than many other places, you need to know a few things before you move here. Coming to Hawaii is not always a happily ever after.

The 18 Worst Things About Hawaii (No Really)

Posted 02.23.2014 | Travel

Yeah, yeah, it's paradise -- we know. People are happier, healthier and less stressed in Hawaii, but that doesn't mean there aren't a few annoyances, ...

Making the Dream of Living in Hawaii a Reality (Part 3)

Lee Wang | Posted 03.29.2014 | Hawaii
Lee Wang

Even if you get the perfect job and the greatest home and hire movers to do all of the work for you, the biggest part of making Hawaii your "home" is adjusting to the culture.

6 Ways Hawaii Will Absolutely Ruin Your Life Forever

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 12.23.2014 | Travel

Maybe you've only been to Hawaii once. Maybe you come every year. Or maybe you come any chance you can get. Regardless of your time spent in Hawai...

Making the Dream of Living in Hawaii a Reality - Part 2

Lee Wang | Posted 01.25.2014 | Hawaii
Lee Wang

There's no substitute to getting to know different areas of the island firsthand with a "preview" trip. Taking some time to visit the local eateries, talk to people in the area or just reenact your average morning commute will do wonders

Questions I Have About Moving to Hawaii

Laura Jungreis | Posted 11.18.2013 | Hawaii
Laura Jungreis

I daydream constantly about moving to Oahu. Amazing fresh fish, tropical climate, endless beaches, the aloha spirit! But as the fantasy becomes more and more real, fears creep in and my mind whirls with questions.

If You're Considering Moving to Paradise, Hawaii's Not Looking for a Fling

Lindsey Kesel | Posted 11.17.2013 | Hawaii
Lindsey Kesel

While I agree that Hawaii is misinterpreted as a utopia of sorts by many mainlanders, and that the tourist experience is completely different from the resident experience, these simplified criticisms are exactly what make the island communities so special.

Here's How You Know It's About Time You Considered Moving To Hawaii

The Huffington Post | Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 09.18.2013 | Healthy Living

This is you. You're at a crossroads. Sure, you're comfortable with life, but that's about it. After all, you're tied to your des...

Why a Change of Scenery is More Important Than You Think

Lizzie Vance | Posted 11.10.2013 | Hawaii
Lizzie Vance

Ten years ago, I moved to Hawai'i for the first time. It was a passionate and short-lived affair, as within mere months of moving here, I begrudgingly moved back to Los Angeles, where I was born and raised. But I never got Hawai'i out of my soul, and every year when we vacationed here, I'd vow that I'd move back here one day.