Hawaii is often regarded as one of the most beautiful places in the U.S., and for good reason. The state is home to six major islands – Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Maui and Hawaii – each offering its own set of breathtaking views, pristine beaches and exciting outdoor adventures. Although the good life comes at a higher price than you’re likely to pay in most other states (for example, it’s estimated that things cost about 30 percent more in Hawaii than they do on the mainland), there are plenty of affordable places to put down roots in The Aloha State.
Interested? Below you’ll find the five most affordable cities in Hawaii, but please keep in mind: These cities aren’t necessarily just the cheapest places in the state. Instead, we looked at the average cost of living, as well as key components such as transportation, housing, dining options and utilities. From this, we looked for cities that offered a nice balance between affordability and quality of life. Check 'em out: