Retirement Communities In Honolulu

I was recently asked, “What parts of Hawaii do retirees live in?” The truth of the matter is, retirees live everywhere in Hawaii, depending on where they can afford to live in, what their health care needs are, and whether they prefer an urban, suburban, resort, or rural setting. The geographic possibilities open up even further if you don’t have to live within commuting distance of a job! Having said

Retirement Communities On Oahu

This article is the second in a series on retirement hot-spots in Hawaii. In my last article, I talked about retirement communities within the city of Honolulu. This article will focus on the rest of the island of Oahu, outside of Honolulu. After all, there’s a whole lot more to the island than just “town”! If you’re looking for subsidized, low-income senior housing, read this section on affordable housing for

Retirement Communities on Maui, Molokai & Lana’i

This article is third in a series on retirement hot-spots in Hawaii. In my 2 previous articles, I talked about retirement communities within the city of Honolulu and elsewhere on Oahu. This article will focus on the islands within Maui County: Maui, Molokai, and Lana’i. If you’re looking for subsidized, low-income senior housing, read this section on affordable housing for seniors from my previous article, Senior Benefits & Programs In

Retirement Communities On The Big Island

This article is fourth in a series on retirement hot-spots in Hawaii. In my previous articles, I talked about retirement communities within the city of Honolulu, elsewhere on Oahu, and on Maui, Molokai, and Lana’i. This article will focus on the Big Island. If you’re looking for subsidized, low-income senior housing, read this section on affordable housing for seniors from my previous article, Senior Benefits & Programs In Hawaii. Whereas

10 Highest Earning Companies In Hawaii

Let’s talk about job hunting. Because unless you’re indepedently wealthy (in which I case I’m totally envious) or have a nice nest egg saved up for your retirement in Hawaii, you’re gonna have to figure out a way to earn an income here. And for most of us, that means finding a job. When I was planning my move to Hawaii, the biggest hurdle in my mind was “How am

Best Companies To Work For In Hawaii

Yesterday I listed the highest earning companies in Hawaii (based on annual gross sales), and how they might be good places to look for a job. Well, if you care more about the quality of a workplace than the quantity of money it earns, you’ll be happy to know that this month, Hawaii Business Magazine published its annual “Best Places To Work” issue. And if the size of a company

State Government Jobs In Hawaii

The state government in Hawaii is one of the biggest employers in the islands. According to Hawaii’s State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations, there were 73,700 state government jobs in 2009. Although the state government’s salaries aren’t remarkable (considering Hawaii’s high cost of living), its benefits package is generous: Insurance coverage: medical, prescription, chiropractic, dental, and vision Paid holidays: 13 per odd-numbered year (14 in even-numbered years, for Election

City And County Government Jobs In Hawaii

While most of Hawaii’s government jobs are at the state level (73,700 jobs in 2009), there are still over 18,000 jobs in Hawaii’s local city and county government agencies. And like the state government, they offer enticing benefits packages. Nonresidents of Hawaii are welcome to apply for county and city jobs — just be aware that most positions require you to become a Hawaii state resident within 30 days of

Federal Government Jobs In Hawaii

Like the state government, the U.S. government is a huge employer in Hawaii. According to the State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations, there were more than 33,000 federal government jobs based in Hawaii in 2009. More than half of those jobs were in the Department of Defense, thanks to Hawaii’s strong military presence. The other half of those federal jobs, unrelated to the military, include postal workers, airport security

Hawaii Job Listings Roundup

As my series of posts on job hunting nears its end (I promise I will write about something else soon!), here’s a roundup of job listings and major employers I’ve found that are specific to Hawaii. Some of these you will recognize from previous posts, but most are new. Browse by location: Entire state of Hawaii | Big Island | Maui Browse by industry: Banking | Construction | Health Care