March 26, 2014|Blake Howell|Moving to Hawaii
Which Island? When? How?
My husband and I had an opportunity last week to spend some time at Kaanapali Beach on the Island of Maui. This beach is where we sat in 2006 and asked ourselves, "Why don't we move here?" We knew that Maui, while we loved it, was not the place for us, so that left us asking... where? Kauai? Too small and wet for our taste. Oahu? Too congested and crowded. Kailua-Kona on the sunny leeward side of Hawaii Island turned out to be just about perfect for us.
If any readers out there have also pondered making the move to Hawaii there are some questions I'd like to suggest you ask and some research to pursue before making a commitment. Taking time to explore your options can be the first step in making your move successful.
Plan, and then plan some more: It may also be handy to have a backup plan or two. Do you plan to ship all of your belongings or will you buy new? Does it make sense to ship your vehicles? How much will it cost to... Read More
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