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Call Hawaiʻi Home

If people need a reason to relocate to the islands, here are 10 good ones. For those who already live in Hawaiʻi, there are many, many more.

Explore

Explore

Yearning for the excitement of urban life in an international destination? Look no further than Hawai‘i. Find the safety and friendliness of small-town living balanced with a world city of different peoples and cultures.

Dynamics

Dynamics

Chart a course for downtown Honolulu, the state’s capital city. Visit the financial district, where the town’s movers and shakers do business and where Hawaiʻi’s history is made.

History

History

Touch a piece of the past at places like the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor, ‘Iolani Palace – a living memorial to the Hawaiian monarchy, or Lahaina Town on Maui, where a historic whaling village awaits.

Water

Water

Whether sun-worshippers are lounging at nearby Ala Moana Beach or on the iconic sands of Waikīkī, the sights and sounds of the warm Pacific Ocean are a normal part of life.

Earth

Earth

Towering mountains, graced by cascading waterfalls, can soothe the soul. From the stunning Napali Cliffs on Kauaʻi to the popular hiking destination of Diamond Head on O’ahu, there are earthy complements to sandy beaches.

Fire

Fire

A visit to Kīlauea on Hawaiʻi Island, the world’s most active volcano, is just the ticket to a fiery adventure. Continuously erupting since 1983, Kīlauea puts on a fire show that mesmerizes the senses.

Sky

Sky

Wondering what else is out there? Look to the stars for the answer. From the top of Maunakea, with its world famous observatories, to the slopes of Haleakalā or “House of the Sun,” star-gazing enters a new dimension.

Social

Social

Adventures don’t stop when the sun sets. Waikīkī on O’ahu or the Kona side of Hawaiʻi Island, with their myriad offerings of restaurants, bars and nightclubs, are synonymous with exciting night life.

Wind

Wind

With warm tropical breezes, senses are awakened by an explosion of experiences in the islands. Only in Hawai‘i can explorations jump from ocean to mountain to sky so readily and naturally.

Taste

Taste

Hawaiʻi Regional Cuisine is a culinary movement that continues to grow in prominence and popularity around the world. The freshest local ingredients are spotlighted in different ethnic specialties to delight the palate.