Living and Retiring in Hawaii: The 50th State in the 21st Century

Living and Retiring in Hawaii: The 50th State in the 21st Century

It's perfect for Mainland seniors who have always seen Hawaii as the Paradise to which they might retire. I congratulate you for writing a book that will be of so much help to future Hawaii retirees.-Wm. Carse, Professor Emeritus, University of Hawaii at Hilo "Excellent source of information very honest advice"-Bill Taylor, Hawaii Island Journal"All you need to know about retiring in isles is in this book."-Hawaii Tribune HeraldThe average person can retire to Hawaii. How? The answers are found within the pages of Living and Retiring in Hawaii.James R. Smith, Ph.D., and spouse Diane Smith, B.S., detail the options available to émigrés, including:Whether to rent, buy or build and what to look for in a new home.Retirement communities, catered living, and assisted living.Choosing an island-Oahu, Hawaii, Maui, Kauai, Molokai or Lanai.Recreation and leisure pursuits.Living and Retiring in Hawaii focuses on the health considerations and lifestyle adjustments that predominantly concern reti

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From Mainland to Maui: Awakening From “The American Dream”

From Mainland to Maui: Awakening From "The American Dream"

American ideology has corrupted the psyche of millions by measuring success through money and status. The pursuit of this standard is killing imagination, limiting potential, and destroying individualism. It's time for something new. From Mainland to Maui: Awakening From "The American Dream" is a two part self-help guide to redefining success as the pursuit of personal goals, rather than simply money and status. Part one is the author's account of anxiously going against what he'd been taught by leaving college in search for a better life. With the goal of moving to Maui, David saved money waiting tables in Cincinnati, Ohio and found success by turning his dream into reality. Part two is a step-by-step guide to reexamining what we truly value by encouraging readers to S.T.O.P. -Stop everything -Think about your past -Observe your environment -Plan with purpose From Mainland to Maui doesn't promote moving to Hawaii, but encourages readers to find their own definition of paradise, th

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So You Want to Live in Hawaii

So You Want to Live in Hawaii

Here's the first practical book about day-to-day life in Hawaii. A warts and wonders look at the jolts and joys of Paradise including 105 survival tips; 15 professions in search of workers now; charts,information and resource guides on schools, housing, business, retirement and even romance. Includes overview of life styles of each island. Over 100 photos and 16 pages of color photos. Concise and thorough, it's designed to help decide whether paradise is for you.

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The REAL Facts About Moving To Hawaii: Author’s Personal Move to Oahu

The REAL Facts About Moving To Hawaii: Author

Find out what it's REALLY like to move to Hawaii - Oahu specifically. Here you'll find the lesser known facts about island life. Stuff that the other books don't tell you because it's not rainbows and ocean paradise all the time. Get inside information on finding employment and a sneak peek at what gas and electric bills look like taken from real utility bills! How helpful would it be to see a grocery receipt and the prices listed? It's all inside! This is a no frills, no sugarcoating guide to help you make an informed decision on whether island life is right for you. Derived from the author's own experience, she hopes to provide you with knowledge she accumulated so there are no bumps along the way to your Hawaiian paradise. Aloha!

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Moving to Hawaii – Coming Home to the Big Island

Moving to Hawaii - Coming Home to the Big Island

Moving to Hawaii - Coming Home to the Big Island is a handbook to help those thinking of making the leap from the mainland to the Big Island. Complete with insights of her own journey here, this makes a great introduction to your new life on the islands. Also great for those who plan on a visit. Basics on where to go for what, including moving advice, some Hawaiian culture and basic words, holidays (they have additional ones than on the mainland), and sacred places and beaches. Enjoy this adventure! bless

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Your Ideal Hawaii Move: A Guide for Moving to Hawaii Island

Your Ideal Hawaii Move: A Guide for Moving to Hawaii Island

People relocating to Hawaii Island often learn how different a move to Hawaii is at great expense and aggravation. This book was written to describe the choices available when planning a move to Hawaii and how these choices later affect cost of living and lifestyle in Hawaii. This book is a guide for planning a move to Hawaii Island and getting set up on the island with hundreds of photographs and resources. It includes personal stories of what worked and did not work for the authors and others who moved to the island. The book answers common questions that hundreds of people have asked us in past five years including: Where is it best to live on the island? What should I bring to Hawaii? What is the best way to ship possessions to Hawaii? Is it best to ship a car to Hawaii or buy one on the island? How easy is it to bring pets to Hawaii? What services are there in Hawaii and how easy is it to set up utilities? What type of medical insurance is available in Hawaii? Does getting a H

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Island of Maui 2014 Wall Calendar

Island of Maui 2014 Wall Calendar

Island of Maui 2014 Wall Calendar

The Island of Maui is a tropical paradise in Hawaii with sunny beaches, blue ocean waters, magnificent sunsets, along with giant volcanic mountains, pristine waterfalls and lush rain forests to explore and enjoy . These photos of Maui will take you on a daily visual vacation.

Lonely Planet Discover Maui

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Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Discover Maui is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore the lunar landscapes of majestic Haleakala Crater, drive along the Hana Road past blooming tropical jungles, or snorkel with graceful green sea turtles; all with your trusted travel companion. Discover the best of Maui and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Discover Maui:

  • Full-color maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips – including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets – including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience – including customs, history, arts, crafts, music, cinema, TV, landscapes, cuisine, and more
  • Over 30 color island maps
  • Useful features – including Outdoor Adventures, Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar), and Travel with Kids
  • Coverage of Lahaina, West Maui, Iao Valley, Central Maui, Kihei, South Maui, North Shore, Upcountry, Haleakala National Park, Road to Hana, East Maui, Lanai, Molokai, and more

eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices)

  • Zoom-in maps and images bring it all up close and in greater detail
  • Downloadable PDF and offline maps let you stay offline to avoid roaming and data charges
  • Seamlessly flip between pages
  • Easily navigate and jump effortlessly between maps and reviews
  • Speedy search capabilities get you to what you need and want to see
  • Use bookmarks to help you shoot back to key pages in a flash
  • Visit the websites of our recommendations by touching embedded links
  • Adding notes with the tap of a finger offers a way to personalize your guidebook experience
  • Inbuilt dictionary to translate unfamiliar languages and decode site-specific local terms

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Discover Maui, our easy-to-use guide, is perfect for travelers who seek the most popular attractions a destination has to offer. Filled with inspiring and colorful photos, this guide focuses on the best of the best.

  • Looking for more coverage? Check out Lonely Planet’s Hawaii guide for a comprehensive look at what the whole region has to offer.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Glenda Bendure, Ned Friary, and Amy C Balfour.

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world’s leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet’s mission is to enable curious travelers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

‘Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.’ – New York Times

‘Lonely Planet. It’s on everyone’s bookshelves; it’s in every traveller’s hands. It’s on mobile phones. It’s on the Internet. It’s everywhere, and it’s telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.’ – Fairfax Media (Australia)

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Fodor’s Maui 2013

Fodor's Maui 2013: with Molokai and Lanai (Full-color Travel Guide)

Expanded Coverage: Revamped beach reviews now include “Best for” recommendations, and new restaurant listings highlight the best local favorites as well as resort restaurants.

Illustrated Features:
Lush full-color features help travelers make the most of top experiences, from Haleakala National Park and the famous Road to Hana on Maui to Molokai’s Kalaupapa Peninsula. Cultural features spotlight hula, luaus, leis, and island plants.

Indispensable Trip Planning Tools:
It’s easy to plan a vacation for any interest using the book’s Top Experiences and Great Itineraries sections; best bets for restaurants and lodgings; water-activities comparison chart; top beaches list; and tips for families and for weddings and honeymoons.

Discerning Recommendations:
Fodor’s Maui offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their time. Fodor’s Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. “Word of Mouth” quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights.

TripAdvisor Reviews:
Our experts’ hotel selections are reinforced by the latest customer feedback from TripAdvisor. Travelers can book their Maui stay with confidence, as only the best properties make the cut.

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