Want to Move to Hawaii?



This site is geared towards those that have already decided to move to Kona on the Big Island and to help them with that move.  However, there are a lot of great resources to help you figure out how to move to Hawaii, where to move and even provide the inspiration to make the leap.

Books about moving to Hawaii:

Moving To Hawaii: A Step-By-Step Guide
Very structured information, and it’s recently published.  Michelle also runs a great site called HowtoliveinHawaii.com.  She has a PDF version of the book available at her site.

So You Want to Live in Hawaii: The Guide to Settling and Succeeding in the Islands
Gives the pluses and minuses to living in Hawaii.  The book is 15 years old at this point and can skew negative, but offers a pretty good reality check.

Your Ideal Hawaii Move : A Guide for Moving to Hawaii Island

Your Ideal Hawaii Home: Avoid Disaster when Buying or Building in Hawaii


Helpful Blogs and Websites:

How To Live In Hawaii.com
Blog that helps you decide if you should move to Hawaii, and provides information on picking an island, jobs, neighborhoods, grocery prices and more

Resource for those visiting and living in Kailua Kona

Is Hawai’i Worth It?
Great article that talks about the price of paradise and if its worth it



Travel books you’ll find useful:

Hawaii The Big Island Revealed: The Ultimate Guidebook
Guide to virtually every activity on the Big Island

The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook: Kauai Revealed (In Full Color)

Guide to everything there is to see and do on Kauai


Maui Revealed: The Ultimate Guidebook
Guide to everything there is to see and do on Maui



Oahu Revealed: The Ultimate Guide to Honolulu, Waikiki & Beyond (Oahu Revisited)
Guide to everything there is to see and do on Oahu



For inspiration to make a life change:

The 4-Hour Workweek
Very inspiring book that makes you realize you can live your dream life before retirement and gives you an idea of how.