Saturday, August 15, 2015

Our Move to Oahu

Our Oahu Apartment
We loved living on Hawaii Island for the past 7 years.  We were able to experience the culture, climate, and life styles of Hilo, Kona, and Kohala.  The beaches, food, people, and amazing activities on the Big Island have been a constant source of entertainment and enjoyment for us.  Even so, our endless wanderlust, made us wonder what it would be like to live on the other islands in Hawaii.

Our son attended college on Oahu, so we visited the island many times.  Although the noise and congestion in Waikiki was too much for us, we marveled at the shops, restaurants and sights to see elsewhere on the island.   There is also the draw of jobs, particularly jobs requiring technical skills.  We started looking around and found a great job in West Oahu.  Last month, we moved from Hawaii Island to find out if living on Oahu is as much fun as it looks.  Our move kept us too busy and overwhelmed to blog; but we are back to it now.

Although we are in Oahu, we plan to continue to update our HiloLiving website and calendar.   We still own property on the Big Island and consider it our home. 


Our next blog will be about our move from Kohala on the Big Island to Oahu.  We always assumed that moving between islands in Hawaii would be  easier and cheaper than our move from California to Hilo.  We were very wrong.

2 comments:

Kara said...

Can I ask about your job search strategy for tech jobs on Oahu? What sites did you look on, what recruiters did you work with, etc?

My husband and I recently moved to the Big Island, and are already contemplating a relocation to another island where it might be easier for me to find a job. (I do UX/UI research and design, front-end coding, etc)

kkainoaa said...

Hope your move to O'ahu has been smooth. We are still very excited you will continue to update the calendar of events. Take care!!