The NEW Cost of Living in Hawaii | Finding Hope & Home in 2023
There's no way to sugar coat the high cost of living in Hawaii, and the impact it's had on our families and friends over the last few years. Join us as we discuss the new heights of Hawaii's cost of living as well as pointing you to various loan products, concepts, and mindsets that many of our clients use to secure homeownership in Hawaii, despite the mounting obstacles.
10 Things To Know About Living in Hawaii
Join us as we discuss local insights on living in Hawaii! If you're thinking about moving to Hawaii then you should know that it isn't always sunshine and rainbows; especially depending on which island you live on. In this video, we'll touch on the differences between the Hawaiian islands, the differences between EACH side of the island of Oahu, an update on the Hawaii cost of living, critters, Hawaii real estate insights, jobs, and more!
Living in Ewa Beach, Hawaii
Join us as we explore the lifestyle and Homes For Sale in Ewa Beach; West Oahu's ever expanding Second City. We'll dive into the diverse range of homes and neighborhoods available in Ewa Beach, From affordable starter homes to luxurious resort style & beachfront properties, we'll help you navigate the Ewa Beach real estate market with ease. Be sure to also check out our various blogs about the Ewa Beach lifestyle including but not limited to the various beaches in Ewa Beach, things to do, best restaurants,
Living in Kailua
If you're looking for the best places to live in Hawaii then this is Windward Oahu Beach Town should be at the top of your list! Join us on a tour of Kailua, Hawaii (not to be confused with Kailua-Kona on the big island) Dwell Hawaii's top pick for the best lifestyle community on the island of Oahu. From the sleepy hillsides communities of Maunawili, Hillcrest, Keolu Hills, and Olomana Heights to the flat beachfront and beach adjacent streets of Kailua Beachside, Lanikai, Kalama Tract, Coconut Grove, Enc
Living in Kahala
Welcome to our video about living in Kahala, a luxurious neighborhood located on the island of O'ahu in Hawaii. In this video, we'll take a closer look at what it's like to call Kahala home, including its stunning beachfront properties, upscale homes, and abundance of recreational opportunities. We'll also explore the tight-knit community of residents who take pride in their neighborhood and work together to maintain its beauty and security. Whether you're considering a move to Kahala or just want to learn
Living in North Shore Oahu
Welcome to North Shore Hawaii; the mecca of surfing and one of Oahu's premier lifestyle communities offering quintessential island living within an idyllic tropical location. The North Shore real estate market has skyrocketed since the pandemic, with remote workers and lifestyle buyers flocking to region for isolation, surf, or just an overall change of pace and mindset. Living on Oahu's North shore is as close as Oahu gets to "Country Living" as development is severely limited in the area. Turtle Bay re
Ewa Beach & Waipio New Construction Update
While the Kakaako and Ala Moana neighborhoods transform the Honolulu skyline through new condos in urban Honolulu, developers DR Horton Hawaii, Castle, and Gentry Homes are redefining suburban living with Oahu New Homes projects of their own. With so much new construction happening in the Oahu Real Estate market it's hard to keep up with what's sold out, what's currently selling, and what's coming soon, and where each project is located. So with that said, join us for a tour and detailed 2022 update of the
Living in Ko Olina
Ko Olina is a lavish resort community in Kapolei, HI and arguably one of the best places to live in Oahu. Situated on the breathtaking leeward coastline of Oahu, providing an incredible island lifestyle with copious sunny days, and some of the most stunning sunsets on Oahu. In this video, we'll reveal the diverse elements that make Ko Olina a popular choice for both residents and travelers.
Living in Hawaii Kai
Join us as we journey through one of Oahu's premier lifestyle neighborhoods and where Maila Gibson calls home; Hawaii Kai in Honolulu, HI. From boating, stand-up paddling, to the infamous Koko Head hike, Hawaii Kai is the dream neighborhood for water sport enthusiasts and outdoorsman. Located just 20 minutes from Waikiki & Metro Honolulu, Hawaii Kai boasts ocean-urban vibes without sacrificing the benefits and convenience of living in Honolulu.
How to Blend and Live in Hawaii
Hawaii is undoubtedly the least familiar place you can choose to live in the United States. The Aloha State has an incredibly diverse culture, climate, and way of life -- the norms you're used to in the upper 48 may not apply here! With that, here's some of our best tips and insights on how to live, blend, and enjoy Hawaii life.
Living in Manoa Valley
Join us for a tour of Manoa Valley; a Honolulu bedroom community steeped in Hawaiian History and cultural significance. Manoa is quietly tucked above the Hawaii's capital city, offering premier convenience of living in "Town" whilst still maintaining that tropical island feel via the lush mountainous backdrop and frequent Hawaii rainbows poking through occasional drizzles. The neighborhood is anchored by the University of Hawaii at Manoa, as well as Mid Pacific Institute and Punahou School; two of the bes
Entry Level Honolulu Condos
Since COVID sounded the "all aboard" to the Moving to Hawaii train back in 2020, the Hawaii real estate market has soared. Buyers flocked from similarly high priced real estate markets on the west coast, namely Los Angeles and Bay Area, in hopes to carve out their own piece of Hawaii. Hawaii condos for sale saw a brief downturn in velocity during the lockdown period as many condo dwellers had to face the stark reality of living near hundreds of people in a building that shares elevators, amenities, and oth
Living in Portlock | Hawaii Kai Luxury Community
Many of our clients moving to Hawaii these days have expressed their desire to live in neighborhoods which best support their "Active Lifestyles." If you fit this mold, then living in Portlock Hawaii Kai should be on your Top 3 list of best lifestyle communities on Oahu to benefit from copious amounts of sunshine, convenient access to the ocean for watersports, nearby hikes, and the overall active nature of a community. If the budget allows, we definitely recommend giving a look to the Portlock neighborhoo
Hawaii Cost of Living in 2020
Depending on where you're from, the cost of living in Hawaii might shock you. Hawaii is a trophy destination, a never-in-a-lifetime or once-in-a-lifetime experience for too many. Some calculations suggest that the average Hawaii trip cost per person is roughly $1,899 a week for fun in the sun. Idyllic white sand beaches, mountainous backdrops, and the crystal blue Pacific Ocean are things of post cards and hard for some to imagine as every day lifestyles. Trust me when I say I wouldn't trade it for the worl
Living in Kaimuki
Kaimuki Trending! This hip Honolulu neighborhood has caught it's stride over the last decade and it's well deserved. If you've been living in Honolulu over the last 10 years you've watched the the city's urban core completely transform. Industrial districts have been revitalized to host nearly a dozen new luxury condo projects and with that comes a new level of congestion. While many have flocked to "New" Honolulu, Hawaii living, the pandemic has undoubtedly created an appetite for a quieter, less congested
Living in Mililani
Welcome to our in-depth video tour of Mililani, a thriving community nestled in the heart of Oahu, Hawaii. From its lush landscapes to family-friendly neighborhoods, Mililani offers a unique blend of tranquility, comfort, and convenience. In this video, we'll explore the exceptional lifestyle that Mililani offers to its residents. Get ready to discover the array of amenities, from recreational parks and top-rated schools to modern shopping centers and diverse dining options. We'll also take you through th
Best Places to Live in Oahu, Hawaii
So where are the best places to live in Oahu? It depends on your lifestyle! Join us as we explore the absolute best places to live in Oahu, Hawaii. Whether you're a sunrise chaser, a surfer, a night owl, a foodie, or about to PCS to Hawaii, Oahu's diverse neighborhoods have something in store for everyone.
Living in Waikiki
For more about Waikiki condos for sale and/or to connect with Maila and Koa visit: https://www.dwellhawaii.com/blog/why-waikiki-and-why-not/ or email us at [email protected]. #waikiki #livinginwaikiki #waikikicondosforsale Waikiki -- worth the hype? Join us as we explore this bustling beachfront neighborhood located on the South Shore of Honolulu. Known worldwide for iconic Waikiki beach and vibrant city life, Waikiki offers a unique fusion of local Hawaiian culture and global influences. In this vide
Living in Ho'opili
In this video, we delve into the heart of Ewa Beach, Hawaii to explore the Ho'opili Master Plan. This innovative, integrated, and eco-friendly neighborhood has transformed suburban living in Hawaii, offering a model for sustainable, community-focused development. We'll take you on tour of the neighborhood, the model homes, providing an in-depth look at the meticulously planned Ho'opili community that includes a blend of residential, commercial retail, agricultural spaces and the Honolulu Rail. We'll explai
Living in Kaneohe
In this episode, we explore the serene town of Kaneohe, located on the beautiful windward side of Oahu, Hawaii. This isn't just a travel vlog, it's a deep dive into what it's really like to live in this lush tropical paradise. From its stunning natural beauty, community spirit, to the gentle pace of life, Kaneohe is more than just a postcard scene. Our journey begins with a mesmerizing sunrise over the iconic Koolau Mountains. Watch as the sun peeks through the jagged peaks, casting a magical light over K
Living in Honolulu Pt. 1 | "Metro" Region
Join us for Part 1 of a tour and breakdown of the "Metro Honolulu" region bounded by Moanalua to the west, Waikiki to the East, and every neighborhood between. We'll spin by local favorite eatery, Liliha Bakery in Kalihi, show you the incredible views atop Makiki Heights and Tantalus, and help you gain a better understanding of what it really means to live in Honolulu, Hawaii. Stick around for Part 2 and 3 where we'll continue on to the Diamond and Hawaii Kai regions along Honolulu's southeast coastline.
Hawaii Kai | Living in Honolulu Pt. 3
Aloha everyone! Dive into the stunning neighborhood of Hawaii Kai in our third installment of the 'Living in Honolulu' series. Nestled between lush green mountains and azure seas, Hawaii Kai offers a vibrant lifestyle that's uniquely its own. Here's what we'll unveil: ?? Hawaii Kai Neighborhood Insights: Discover the hidden gems and popular spots that locals cherish. ????? Things to Do: From water adventures to tranquil nature walks, explore a plethora of activities that'll make every day feel like a vacat
Kailua, Hawaii Kai, & Waimanalo Compared
Oahu's Kailua, Waimanalo, and Hawaii Kai are undoubtedly some of the most picturesque places to live in Hawaii and with only a few miles between them, many may be shocked to know just how different they are. Join us as we navigate these captivating Oahu locales, highlighting their individual appeals: ?? Local Glimpses: Wander the serene avenues of Kailua, uncover Waimanalo's secret corners, and experience the marina-urban vibes of Hawaii Kai. ?? Beach Chronicles: Which beach beckons you? Delve into the con
Moving to Hawaii | 21 Things to Know Before You go
hinking of making the big move to Hawaii? Before you pack your bags and embrace the island life, there are some essential things you need to know. In this video, we dive deep into 21 misconceptions you may or may not have about Living in Hawaii; elements that will help you transition seamlessly to life in paradise. From understanding the unique Hawaiian culture and customs to getting a grip on some of the intangibles of island life- we've got you covered! #movingtohawaii #livinginhawaii #hawaiilife
Living in Haleiwa
Iconic Haleiwa Town will GRAB you but just be sure to really evaluate your lifestyle needs before choosing to live in one of Oahu's most remote towns. Join us as we explore the real estate and living of Haleiwa, Hawaii; highlighting the differences between living and just visiting the notorious North Shore of Oahu. Key points include: - Real Estate Insights: We give you a straightforward overview of Haleiwa's housing market, from pricing to home types. - Discover famous North Shore beaches and the surf