How to Move to Hawaii

Our top tips, information and insights for anyone dreaming of relocating to paradise.

Winona Dimeo-Ediger
On Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 14:34
How to Move to Hawaii

So, you're dreaming of moving to Hawaii?

We totally get it. 

Living in paradise, surfing on your lunch break, digging your toes into the sand on Saturday afternoons — what's not to love? 

When it comes to actually moving to Hawaii, though, transforming daydreams to reality can be a daunting task. Livability is here to help. We've collected all of Livability's most useful articles and information about moving to Hawaii in one place to help you make it happen: 

1. Hawaii is notoriously expensive, but it's not impossible to find affordable places to live in Hawaii. Check out the 5 Most Affordable Cities in Hawaii to narrow your search to cities in your price range. 


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2. Figure out where you're going to work. A good place to start? Our list of the Top Employers in Hawaii

3. Find out what it's really like to live in Hawaii. Because living in Hawaii is a dream come true, but there are things about life on the islands that might surprise you. Get the scoop on 8 Unexpected Truths About Living in Hawaii from someone who lived there, and decide if it's right for you (we think #4 on the list will be music to your ears).  


Winona Dimeo-Ediger is the editor in chief of Her work has appeared in Rolling Stone, Country Living, National Geographic and NPR.