Moving To Hawaii

Tips For PCSing To Hawaii

Getting Ready to PCS to Hawaii?

If you are like my husband and me, we were beyond excited to receive the news we’d be moving back to paradise. But of course, we were nervous as it’s always a big deal to make the move.

Here Are Some Tips for PCSing from the US Mainland to Hawaii:

Temporary Lodging

Figure out what the best lodging is for you (and your family). We took full advantage of the local hotels that offer TLA rates. It’s a great excuse to enjoy the Waikiki lifestyle for a bit. We enjoyed our stay at the Alohilani Resort. The Hale Koa is a great option as well.

Take Time to Figure Out Which City/Neighborhood is Best for YOU

If you are new or unfamiliar with Oahu. It’s important to take the time to explore the various cities on the island. Each city and even neighborhood offers its own uniqueness. The process of buying property in Hawaii becomes much simpler once you’ve narrowed down the location where you’d like to reside. Remember — location, location, location. My husband and I quickly made our decision to find a home in Hawaii Kai and have not regretted it since!

Furry Family Members

We can’t forget our furry family members! For good reason, Hawaii has strict guidelines on bringing pets to the Islands. Please visit the Animal Quarantine Branch for more information.

Are You Considering Buying Property During Your Time on Oahu?

Find the right realtor for you! I know, I sound biased considering this is my full-time job. But, if you are even slightly considering buying a home here in Hawaii, contact me. Realtors offer more than just opening up doors — we are here to negotiate on your behalf. We are here to share the knowledge we have to offer. Mostly, we are here to have your back! I was born and raised on the island of Oahu and have a lot to share when it comes to the culture here. Although my husband and I have been stationed in Washington State and San Diego during his time as a Naval Officer — Hawaii is my forever home, and I would love to help you create a home in Hawaii while you are here serving our great nation.

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