A Wyoming couple tired of long winters and cabin fever is ready for a permanent vacation on the Big Island. They love the relaxed atmosphere the island offers and want a home with scenic views that's also large enough to entertain guests.
An avid surfer is eager to move his family from Carmel Valley, CA, to the Big Island of Hawaii. He and his wife want a large yard for their kids and her tropical fruit garden, as well as space for him to devote to jade carving and his jewelry making business.
A Utah couple loves everything about Kauai and has decided to make it their permanent home. They're looking for a three-bedroom condo or house that will get them as close as possible to the island's white sand.
A young couple and their newborn son are leaving behind the rainy weather in Seattle for the sunny beaches on Oahu. With family on neighboring islands, they're looking for a single-family home in the Ewa Beach neighborhood with plenty of space for friends and family to visit. They also want a large backyard for their son and two dogs to play
A young couple leaves Vancouver Island, Canada, for the beautiful paradise of Maui. They both love the natural beauty of the island and want their 15-month-old daughter to also have a strong connection with nature. They're hoping to find a home with a tropical feel and a separate guest space for family.
After searching for more than six years, a California couple is ready to trade the traffic of Silicon Valley for a laid-back lifestyle on Maui. His priority is an ocean view and a lanai, while she's hoping to find a pool so she can have a pool boy.
After searching for more than six years, a California couple is ready to trade the traffic of Silicon Valley for a laid-back lifestyle on Maui. His priority is an ocean view and a lanai, while she's hoping to find a pool so she can have a pool boy.
A Florida couple is ready to make a drastic change and move halfway around the world to Maui. They love the island's natural beauty, community feel, warm waters and perfect beaches, so they decide to take the plunge and find their own piece of paradise.
A free-spirited nurse from San Francisco is ready to make Maui her new home. She loves the energy of the island and can't wait to spend her time surfing and doing yoga on the beach. She's enlisted her sister to help her find a house that is close to the beach and offers outdoor space for entertaining.
Young parents living on Maui are trading the rainy weather in Wailuku for the sunny beaches of Kihei. They both love the Hawaiian culture and hope to pass along the language and traditions they've learned to their energetic two-year-old son. They're ready to downsize to a condo with fun amenities and be as close to the beach as possible.
A recent college graduate is starting her military career and buying her first home on Oahu. She's excited to explore the different areas of the island and paddleboard in her free time. Her mom is helping her find the perfect property so that she can settle in a place of her own and say goodbye to the dorm lifestyle.
A family from Honolulu wants to trade in their long commutes for the pastoral life in Waimea on the Big Island. After decades of living in cramped quarters on Oahu, they are hoping to find a property with ample land to raise sheep and alpacas, as well as enough entertaining space for their three kids and four grandchildren.
Newlyweds are leaving the snow and cold of Toronto to move to their honeymoon paradise of Oahu. He's intent on finding a place with a yard for their dog and room for a home office, while she is more concerned with a large lanai to take in the beautiful views.
Kansas City friends Matt, Ryan and Lucas are looking to bring their business to Waikiki. Before that can happen, they need to find a starter pad where the three of them can live and work while getting set up. With the help of a local agent, what started out as a joking text message could now be a dream come true as they try to find a new condo in the heart of Oahu.
Kurt and Rebecca love kayaking and the outdoors. With their children now grown and on their own, they decided to start a new chapter in their life on the island of Kauai.
Pete and Liana work in the aviation and hospitality industries and have been using their company perks to visit Hawaii every chance they get. Now, with a new job opportunity in Waikiki for Liana, the couple is going to make their island dream a permanent reality. A local agent is tasked with finding a two-bedroom condo with an amazing view close to Liana's job in Waikiki so they can finally turn this periodic vacation place into their forever home.
Therese and James have been living in Washington state for years after settling there for James' job as a project manager.
While vacationing on the Big Island of Hawaii, Steve and Barbara's two children saw the ocean for the first time and never wanted to leave.
Clint and Jordan were pleasantly surprised when the Army switched their station from Washington to Oahu.
After helping a friend with an event on the Big Island, professional chef John realized Hawaii felt like home.
With the option to move to Hawaii for work, Nick and Randi jumped at the opportunity to relocate to the beach in Oahu.
After many visits to sunny Oahu, Tony and Amor were enamored with the island vibe that made them feel like they were coming home.
Archie and Ann have been living in the heat of Arizona for decades, but after a quick trip to Hawaii invigorated them, this fun-loving couple decided to ditch their humdrum lives in Phoenix, Arizona.
After her daughter moved to Oahu for college, Jenny decided to leave the Arizona heat and follow her to the land of waterfalls and beaches.
Brandon is a single guy from South Carolina who has traveled the world. A self-described daredevil, he fell in love with Oahu the first time he visited his friends on the island.
After traveling on various cruises, Evan and Stephanie always dreamed of living on a tropical island. Their wish was granted by a job opportunity to relocate from Texas to Oahu and the newlyweds jumped at the chance to start the next stage of their lives with a clean, healthy slate.
Jennifer, an Oklahoma native, has spent the last several years fighting traffic and cooped up indoors in Houston, Texas. So when a job opportunity on the Big Island of Hawaii came along, she couldn't say no to the island's outdoor living and laid-back lifestyle. Jennifer has never been to Hawaii, but she can't wait to explore her new home, the town of Hilo. She's asked her mother Mitzie to help her find a home that's close to all of the outdoor activities she loves.
Wyatt and Tau'Mee both grew up in Oklahoma and are now married with an adorable nine-month-old daughter, Rowan. Currently in Missouri, they are moving to Oahu where Wyatt is being stationed by the army. Wyatt and Tau'Mee are excited to find the perfect home for their family to experience things that they never experienced growing up with enough room to expand and house family visitors.
Chris and Andrea, newlyweds from San Diego, grew tired of the hustle and bustle of city life and were anxious to start a family together. Both teachers, they always talked about living in Hawaii someday, and the possibility became a reality when Andrea found a job on the Big Island of Hawaii. After falling in love with the unspoiled beauty of the Hilo area, they are looking for a place with room for a baby that sits on a lot big enough to accommodate a large garden.
When Seattle chef Andrew heard about an opportunity to work at a new restaurant on Maui, he and his wife, Felisha, jumped at the chance. Both are avid adventure-seekers, and whether it's hiking, camping or swimming under waterfalls, they're ready for the new island lifestyle. Andrew and Felisha are looking at properties with additional dwellings that they hope to rent out to help supplement their income and make the move to Hawaii as smooth as possible.
Lisa came to Hawaii as a child to visit her grandparents and instantly fell in love with the water. After years in a stressful Silicon Valley job, she realized she could live her ultimate dream life on the Big Island and work remotely. Now Lisa is searching for a move-in ready, single-family home in Kona with ample outdoor space to host and entertain her friends.
Hollie and Johnathan always thought of Hawaii as a vacation destination, but when Johnathan got a job offer on Oahu, he couldn't resist making island life a reality for his family. They both want their two children to experience the year-round outdoor lifestyle, so they hope to find a place with easy access to the water while still being close to downtown and the restaurants of Honolulu.
Chandra and Louis love life in Ottawa, Canada, but they've had enough of the long brutal winters and cold weather. After years of dreaming about living in Hawaii, they're ready to make it a reality and call the Valley Isle home. Chandra and Louis are looking for a house on Maui that is big enough for their family and close to the beach so their two kids can enjoy the waves and sun as much as possible.
Originally from France, Elodie has called New York City home for the past ten years. Hawaii has been her favorite destination since she visited eight years ago, and she finally made the decision to move to Oahu with her best friend Yaya. The contrast between Manhattan and Honolulu will take some getting used to, but they're both ready for the change in pace. Elodie and Yaya are looking for a fixer-upper they can make their own, so they can enjoy the beautiful atmosphere of Oahu.
Jerry, Bethany, and their daughter, Madyson, have been in love with Hawaii and its outdoor lifestyle ever since they first visited the islands. Back in their hometown of Roseburg, Oregon, their busy work life and even busier home life leaves them spending all their time indoors. Now they want to return to the Big Island permanently, and they're looking for a family home with lots of land so they can pursue their dreams of living a homegrown lifestyle.
Carl, Lisa and their two kids have loved life in Hawaii since they first visited in 2008. They began renting a home when Carl was assigned to Oahu for his job in the military, but they still weren't sure if life in paradise would last forever. Time has passed, and now Carl and Lisa know that they want to stay permanently, so they are searching for a place that will allow them to enjoy their new, active family life.
Pamela and Andrew are looking for a slow-paced life and the ability to spend more time together, so moving from British Columbia to the Big Island of Hawaii is a no brainer. Along with their two children, they love being outdoors and are looking forward to experiencing the island's culture and community. Pamela and Andrew are looking for a home with enough space for family and friends to visit and a pool to cool off on those warm, sunny days.
George and Erin met years ago in a bar on Oahu. George grew up in Hawaii as an Army brat and Erin happened to be there on vacation from medical school. They spent the following four years traveling between Hawaii and the mainland to visit one another until eventually marrying on Kauai. Now, after years of living in Washington D.C. with their two children, George and Erin are ready to trade in the urban rat race for island living on Oahu.
Lee Piche is no stranger to the island of Hawaii. After being contracted to build a home on the Big Island, he has always had a strong desire to move to Hawaii. When he met Jen, the couple took a vacation to the Big Island after only dating for six weeks. The couple not only fell in love with each other, but fell in love with the island. Ever since, the Piche's have been slowly planning their permanent return. Hawaii Life Agent Jan Nores is helping the couple find their perfect Hawaii home so they can build a new life on the Big Island.
When Frank Flores first proposed the idea of moving to Maui, his wife Cara said absolutely not. But as she researched the island, she realized the family's long-term dreams of living a self-sustaining lifestyle could be a reality living in a more fertile place than the 100+ degree heat of Fort Worth, Texas. Now the couple and their three children are visiting Maui for the first time and looking to find a home. The family is hoping to find a large plot of land for growing their own food that's move-in ready and close to Frank's new job at the Kahului airport. Hawaii Life Agent Stacy Sebastian has her work cut out for her, as the couples $600K budget will be tough to find a large piece of land on Maui.
Shari Streuker grew up on the Big Island of Hawaii but left after college to see the world. Now that her parents are getting older, Shari has decided to buy a home in her hometown of Hilo. Hawaii Life Agent Bruce Kekuewa has his work cut out for him, as Shari is working with a small budget but needs a three bedroom home with a large fenced yard for her dogs.
Brett and Rayna Evert first honeymooned on Kauai 30 years ago, and immediately fell in love with the island. Each year, they brought their three daughters to the island on vacation, and each year it got harder and harder to leave. Now, with their daughters grown and out of the house, Brett and Rayna are ready to say goodbye to their snowy life in Bend, Oregon, and start a new chapter in Poipu, Kauai. Longtime friend and Hawaii Life Broker, Tim Mira, is on the hunt to help the Everts plants some roots in paradise.
Felipe and Kelley are avid surfers and always knew Hawaii was a great place for them to put down roots. The Hannel's are drawn to Maui's warm water temperatures, great waves, and the laid-back lifestyle. The young couple is focusing their home search to Kihei, on the South Shore of Maui. Their dream is to find a three bedroom, single family home with privacy and outdoor living space for BBQ's and parties, but they are also open to Condo living. Hawaii Life Agent, Alex Abreu, knows he has a tough job ahead since there are limited single family homes available within the Hannel's budget.
Danielle and Bryan Doo were born and raised on the island of Kauai. After going away for college, both returned to their home island to settle down. Along with their three children, Danielle, a nurse, and Bryan, a fireman, decided that now was the perfect time to find a home of their own. They are tired of living with a friend and not having a space to call their own. With the help of their friend and Hawaii Life Agent, Darian Peralta, the Doos hope to find a place all to themselves.
Newlyweds escape the snowy winters of Utah for the surf and sun paradise of Kauai.
A single mother and her boy leave cold Pennsylvania winters behind in search of a sunny days in Oahu.
After her sons leave for college, a single mom moves from Boston to beautiful Hilo, Hawaii.
A young couple leaves the cold winters of Colorado to explore a new opportunity on Kauai.
Island newlyweds look for a larger home on Oahu where they can build their life and family together.
After four years apart, a military couple looks for their first home on the windward side of Oahu.
Leaving cold North Dakota winters behind, a young couple looks for a home on the west side of Oahu.
A single woman searches for her first home on Oahu after traveling around the world with the Navy.
A young couple and their two children relocate from Ohio in search of sun and outdoor fun on Oahu.
A couple seeks to get their kids off the couch and into fresh air on the Big Island.
A man's job lets him work from home, allowing him to fulfill his family's dream of living in Hawaii.
A strategic planner for the US government relocates with his wife and son to a base on Oahu, HI.
Hoping to show his family his childhood neighborhood, a father looks for the perfect home in Lanikai.
A Hawaii local takes his home search off the back burner as he sets out to find the place of his dreams, ideally with a great kitchen, a yard for entertaining, and a separate space to set up his own photography studio.
Longtime partners who love the outdoors search for a home on the Big Island.
A move to Hawaii by a married couple who want to expose their three children to their ancestry, as well as find a home near a golf course.
A recently engaged couple from the South decide to start their life together in Maui.
A Texas native whose job as a roving human resources director takes her all over the western hemisphere decides to make Maui her home base. But first she has to find a condo, preferably with an amazing view.
A helicopter pilot searches for a condo in Oahu, but has difficulty finding a place that satisfies her long wish list and tiny budget.
An Air Force intelligence officer and his family search on Oahu for a home with in-law quarters.
A Baptist minister from Oklahoma moves with his wife and five daughters to Oahu.
A couple from Kansas look forward to enjoying outdoor activities and sunshine with their two young sons as they search for a family-friendly condo near Waikiki Beach.
An all-around water man and his wife are interested in beach access as well as space for their four young children when they tour homes for sale, including one that's move-in ready and another that's a total fixer-upper.
A young couple who want to expand their own family search for a single home, specifically with a spectacular view, in the Kona area.
High-school sweethearts from Chico, Cal., decide to raise their daughter in Hawaii, where they search for a home that's big enough for visitors and that has a killer view of the Kona coastline.
An Air Force intelligence officer and his family search on Oahu for a home with in-law quarters.
2 Locals Hope to Purchase a Home on the Island of Their Ancestors.
A Young Couple from Wisconsin Looks for a Warm Place to Raise their Daughter on Kauai.
Now that Jerry and Gail Rustin's six children are grown and scattered around the country, these empty nesters are ready to put the focus back on themselves and start a new chapter of their lives in Hawaii, a place that feeds their imaginations as they try to pursue their interests of writing and music. They are working with Hawaii Life agent Sandra Sagisi Moser as they search for a house with space for writing, a man cave, and close proximity to Honolulu and its bustling nightlife.
Donald and Dorothy Merrill both grew up in the warm temperatures of the Southeast, so when Donald was up for his next rotation in the Navy and Hawaii came up as an option, the young couple jumped at the opportunity to raise their 2-year-old daughter Amelia in paradise. With the help of their Hawaii Life agent Alison Wisnom, the Merrills hope to find a home where their daughter can play outside, they can grow their family and comfortably accommodate their soon-to-be many visitors on the beautiful island of Oahu.
Newlyweds Kenny and Kaitlyn currently live in Boston, and although they love their hometown, the two could not deny the sense of home they felt when they visited Oahu on a vacation years ago. They knew right away that Oahu was where they wanted to raise their family and as soon as they tied the knot, they flew to Oahu to meet with Hawaii Life agent Sandra Sagisi Moser to help them find a home close to the beach with a yard for their dog and plenty of space for when their families come to visit.
Veronica and Scott Rahn have always been big travelers. They've visited most of the 50 states, but nothing ever compared to Hawaii and it wasn't long before they decided to make it their permanent home. Although the Rahns know what they want from their home - open floor plan and lots of outdoor space - it's the location that they're not settled on. So they turn to Hawaii Life agent Jene Green to show them around Kauai and broker Monica Hayward to help them explore the Big Island to ultimately decide which island suits them best and begin living their Hawaii Life.
Living an active lifestyle is somewhat of an understatement for partners John and Jason. John is a triathlete and Jason is an avid surfer. When John and Jason met four years ago, they both already had a connection to Hawaii and could've only dreamed of one day living and working on the island that they both loved. Recently they decided that their lives had reached a point where they could make a full-time move to Hawaii and the Big Island fit all their wants and needs. John, who is a physician was recently offered a job on the Big Island, and Jason, who is an artist, can work from anywhere and hopes to open an art gallery on the Big Island. With their careers in place, John and Jason are looking for a home with outdoor space and character and are ready to make the transition into living a life full of sunshine and surf on an island that has everything their hearts desire.
Lewis and Kirsten Paragona have lived their whole lives braving the cold New England winters in the suburbs of Massachusetts. They lived a hectic life of caring for their two daughters and managing their high stress careers. Retiring to Hawaii is something Lewis and Kirsten always planned on, but they've decided that waiting for retirement is too long. With their oldest daughter going off to college next year, no time seemed better to start making their Hawaii living dreams come true, so the Paragonas set out on a search for a home with a view on the Big Island. The slower pace of life on the Big Island and the commitment to family is something that the Paragonas crave, and they're ready to make the sacrifices in their career and give up the harsh northeast winters for days of constant summers.
A family leaves cold winters of Oregon behind for a lifetime of beach living on the Big Island.
David and Valori Lundstrom and their two teenage sons have been living in Colorado since 2005 all the while trying to find a way to make Oahu their home. The Lundstrom family has spent lots of time exploring the different islands of Hawaii but feel particularly drawn to the lifestyle and pace of Oahu. David and Valori own and operate three shipping stores in Colorado, and when they were presented with an opportunity to open a store in Hawaii, they knew it was a sign for them to make their dream of living in Oahu a reality. David and Valori and their boys are ready to leave behind the cold Colorado winters for a life of beautiful sunsets and whale watching.
Chris and Annette Hodges live a comfortable life in Atlanta with their three children. They are a very active family and have always dreamed about moving closer to the ocean so they could enjoy snorkeling and sailing all year round. They have finally taken the plunge, and with the help of Hawaii Life broker Beth Robinson, they are looking for a house on the Big Island. For the Hodges, location is key - they must have a beautiful view of the ocean. And with three kids, they also need plenty of room to spread out. With a budget in the million-dollar range, the Hodges have their choice of houses or plots of land where they can build a home of their dreams.
A couple is looking for a home with a place for their photography studio on Oahu.
A Pennsylvania Couple Searches for a Home in Oahu to Relax with the Windows Wide Open All Year Round
Linda Lindsay has traveled all over the world, but the moment she got off the plane in Maui, she felt that she belonged there. So she packed up her mom and her two boys and made the move from Florida to Hawaii. With the boys spending too much time playing video games, it's important to Linda that the house they find is close to the beach, so they have more reasons to get outside and be active. With the help of Hawaii Life agent Tobi Fisher, Linda and her mom Jeannine set out on a search for their dream home.
Oregon-based couple, Lisa and James, decided that they wanted to make a permanent move to Maui when they first vacationed there, swam in the ocean and stuck their heads underwater to hear the whales singing. With James' work as a real estate appraiser and Lisa's work as a writer and performance artist, the two can do their work easily from Maui with business trips back to Oregon every so often. With a healthy budget of close to a million dollars, they're looking for a place with Hawaii Life agent Todd Hudson that would be their dream home and could double as a bed and breakfast.
Peter Niess was born and raised on Maui and loved growing up on an island where he could live a life that most people only experience while on vacation. Peter went to college on the mainland but couldn't stay away from Maui's picturesque scenery and year-round outdoor living. Peter is now back on Maui pursuing his career as an architect and working with Hawaii Life agent, and childhood friend, Tony Sayles to purchase the home of his dreams that can comfortably accommodate his bulldog, 3 cats, 3 chickens, and tortoise. Because of the low inventory of homes on Maui, Peter's open to putting his architectural design skills to good use and possibly constructing his dream home.
Kailani Taylor, a single mother of three, has lived the majority of her life on Oahu. Now that her children are getting older and her twins are going off to college, Kailani wants to downsize to a new home that can better serve her as she enters a new chapter in her life. She also wants a place that will keep her and her son close to the beach. With the help of Hawaii Life agent Amie Bennis, Kailani looks at condos in the heart of Honolulu and a home in a quieter town of Makakilo.
Shavonne and Thi Truong dreamed of honeymooning in Hawaii, but disappointingly the newlyweds never made it. A few years later, the couple received amazing news that the Army stationed them in Oahu. Having never even been to Hawaii, Shavonne and Thi packed their bags and reported for duty. The Truongs immediately fell in love with Oahu's sunshine, but ultimately it was the active and healthy lifestyle that sold them. Now, the couple is working with Hawaii Life broker Erik Hinshaw to help them find a home that will keep them close to the beach where they can enjoy fishing and swimming with turtles as well as be a great place to start a family.
Rebecca Hart fell in love with Hawaii more than 10 years ago when she came to Oahu for college. After graduating, she knew she didn't want to return to her home in Minnesota, and after traveling the world, she is ready to plant her roots in Kauai. Very successful in her line of work, Rebecca works long hours as an autism specialist for the board of education and loves the fact that Kauai offers her a blissful getaway on the weekends from her often stressful career. Rebecca is a single mother to her 5-year-old daughter Kailani and loves the quality time Kauai allows them to spend together. With the budget of $400-600,000, Rebecca turns to Hawaii Life broker Miriam Permutter to help her and her daughter find a place where they can do yoga and plant their own garden.
After serving seven years in the US Air Force as a physician, Chris Black and his wife Sharon decided to make their dream of living on Kauai come true. After landing a job at a clinic in Kapaa, looking for a house was the next natural step. The Blacks love the laidback, hang-at-the-beach lifestyle and want their kids to be able to experience all of the outdoor fun that the tropical climate of Kauai has to offer. With a healthy budget of $600-800,000 they have their pick of a house, a condo or a plot of land on which they can build their dream home.
Partners Grace and Cecile, a physician and chef, move from Buffalo to the Big Island for a change of pace and a new lease on life. Grace's new job requires her to be in both Waimea and Hilo, so they're looking for a two bedroom home in-between. A nice kitchen is a must, and Cecile wants to grow their own food and maybe even raise some farm animals, so a yard with space for a garden is high on the list of priorities. With a budget of $350-500,000, they turn to Hawaii Life agent Adam Veloria to help them find their dream home.
Chris and Nina Lambert are moving from Baltimore with their two dogs to begin a new life on the Big Island. Nina was offered a position as a director of Marine Life, while Chris is taking the opportunity to fulfill his life-long dream of becoming a pilot. Their biggest requirements are ample yard space for their four-legged family members and a two-car garage to protect their four-wheeled possessions. With a budget of just $375,000, finding both of those items will be a challenge for Hawaii Life agent Kristi Cotton.
Gilbert and Sheila live in Honolulu but are tired of the hustle and bustle of the big city. They want to move somewhere more peaceful and start looking for a plantation-style house in Oahu that's close to the beach with enough storage for Gilbert's fishing and kayaking equipment and a yard for their dog. Hawaii Life Broker Sandra Sagisi is on the case, but in Oahu's competitive market, Gilbert and Sheila's $400-600,000 budget is a challenge for Sandra to overcome as they look in the areas of Waipahu and Ewa Beach.
Jill and Chris Caisey are ready to leave New Hampshire to fulfill their master plan of moving with their kids to Kauai to live the good life. Hawaii Life broker Roni Marley shows them several plantation-style properties with good proximity to the beach to complement the outdoor lifestyle they seek. They're willing to spend $500,000 for the right place in Kapa'a or Kilauea as long as it means no more wetsuits when playing in the ocean.
JT and Doreen are leaving Pittsburgh for a more laidback lifestyle in Princeville, Kauai and turn to Hawaii Life broker Roni Marley to help them find their piece of paradise. Their main requirements are privacy and a good kitchen, as Doreen would like to bring her cupcake business right along with them. Will any of the houses Roni shows them provide the perfect combo of a baker's dream kitchen and the level of seclusion they're looking for?
Nancy and Vrejj Biegler along with their two children have moved from snowy Calgary to the Big Island and are now looking for their dream home. They're looking at three properties: two in the dry area of Waikoloa and one in the wetter tropical climate of Waimea. They'll have to decide which version of the Big Island is right for them. With all the opportunities for snorkeling and diving available to them, the Bieglers know they're not in Canada anymore!
Amy and Erik Paul are relocating their family of eight from a large house in Alaska for Erik's new job in Kauai. Realtor Tiffany Spencer shows them three properties including a vacant property where they can imagine the home they want to build for their six children. Realizing there is less space available than up north, the Pauls must decide if they can see a fit for their large family in Kauai.
Ken and Sandi Twist and their two children are relocating from the California coast to the Big Island. With realtor Jan Nores, the Twists tour three unique properties showing off the potential of outdoor living on Puako Beach Drive, a small community they've fallen in love with on their frequent visits. The Twists must decide which home will best fit their family as they grow and get the most out of their new lifestyle.
Haley Van Noord is moving to Maui from rainy Oregon. Haley is an avid scuba diver, so realtor Tobi Fisher shows her three Maui properties near some of the best beaches and dive spots. Haley must decide on a property that gives her access to the outdoor activities she loves while still fitting in her price range.
Rae and Erik Smith are looking for a multi-generational home to fit their newborn Tristan as well as Rae's mother in Oahu. Hawaii Life realtor Caran Ling shows the family three Oahu properties with 'Ohana' units: a separate space or guest cottage referred to on the mainland as a 'mother-in-law suite.' The Smith's tight price range makes finding the perfect home a difficult proposition.
Tiare Lawrence and her two children are seeking a plantation-style Maui home that they can make their own, that's not too far from Taire's clothing store. Realtor Tobi Fisher takes Tiare to three properties that show off what Maui has to offer. With some homes needing more work than others, Tiare must decide how much effort she wants to put in to making the home fit her family.
When Jennifer Beyers got a job offer at a hospital on Kauai, she and her husband Brady packed up their large home in Indianapolis to live their dreams in Hawaii. They know they'll have to downsize from their 3500 square foot mainland for something half the size, but Brady and Jen are happy to trade the space for their new island life. Jennifer must be less than thirty minutes from the hospital in Lihue, which could be a challenge for broker Miriam Perlmutter.
Jen and Carl Sokia, along with their two daughters, are looking to escape the Colorado winter for the tropic warmth of Kauai. Carl just took a job in the North Shore community of Princeville so realtor Tiffany Spencer shows the Sokias three properties in that neighborhood. The Sokias love the amenities of the nearby resorts, and have a tough decision between three properties with 3 very different price tags!
Russ and Lauren Gibbs currently live in rainy Washington state but have been in love with Maui ever since they were married there. Realtor Kevin Spaise will help their dreams come true, showing them three amazing one-of-a-kind Maui properties. Russ is a kitesurfer looking for a home next to some great windy spots. With their standards set high, the Gibbs hope to find a property that matches their Hawaiian dreams.
Kai and Coralie Ohuchi are looking to move their family of four from a tiny apartment in Tokyo, Japan to a spacious home on the Big Island. With realtor Annie Mendoza, the Ohuchis tour three properties that show off spectacular Big Island views. The Ohuchis are impressed by the close beach access and views of Mauna Kea, but it will be a tough decision to figure out which home is right for them.
Newlyweds Jarrett and Becky Walters are working with realtor Caran Ling to find a new apartment in downtown Honolulu. Jarrett is looking for a high-rise condo near his office that offers the kind of amenities they would expect from living in Hawaii. Caran must find them a first home that fits all of their criteria while not exceeding their modest price range.
Felipe and Akiko Martin and their two daughters need to expand out of their one bedroom condo into a Big Island house that can accommodate their growing needs. Felipe has lived everywhere on the mainland and has pretty high expectations for their property in Hawaii. Hoping to find a place with a yard for their children, the Martin's must figure out what's important when looking for a Big Island home.
Eliza and Keoni are searching for a home on Oahu to grow in with their teenage children. Keoni is a former pro-surfer and for him close access to the beach is a must. After seeing a mixture of properties with Hawaii Life realtor David Buck, Eliza and Keoni must decide what they'll sacrifice to land at the perfect spot near the ocean.
Kristen and Tony Arrindell moved from the beautiful but wet state of Washington taking jobs at a hospital on the Big Island because they realized how much better they feel in the sun and warmth. Now they are looking for a home to accommodate their twin toddlers. Realtor Jene Green shows them three homes near Kona that also keeps them close to to their favorite hobby: motorcycling the coast. The Arrindells must pick a home that will give their family the room to grow as well as fit in their budget.