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Moving To Hawaii

June 2nd, 2014 - 3:29 PM

Frequently Asked Questions about Moving to Hawaii


  1. How long does it take to move my stuff to Hawaii from the mainland?
    The transit time to Hawaii depends on the company you use, and you’ll find that it varies drastically from company to company. U-Pack transit times top the list of the fastest ways to move. Containers destined for Hawaii ship out of California twice a week, so your shipment should arrive in Hawaii approximately one week after it arrives in California. Your U-Pack moving quote includes the estimated transit time – if you haven’t gotten one yet, you can do that easily online.
  2. How much does it cost to move to Hawaii?
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The Ultimate Guide to Moving to HI

May 27th, 2014 - 4:00 PM

Moving to HI with Shipping Containers

Shipping containers are a great option for moving. They're compact, easy to load your belongings into, weatherproof, and secure. There are several companies that offer shipping containers stateside, but you may have to search to find one that delivers to Hawaii.


U-Pack offers ReloCube® shipping containers in a majority of our service areas, including Hawaii. If you're looking to use containers when moving to HI, let’s take a look at a few things to consider.

Size of Shipping Container. U-Pack offers two different size options when moving to HI: ReloCubes and ocean containers.

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How much does it cost to move to Hawaii?

April 16th, 2014 - 9:26 AM

Ready to live the Hawaii life?

Balmy weather, cool breezes, and of course the breathtaking views is what the Hawaii life is all about. To say we’re jealous of your upcoming move would be an understatement. One question you might have as you plan your move is how much it’s going to cost to move to Hawaii. It’s no secret that the cost of living in the Aloha State is high, but what about just to move there? While it’s true that prices are normally higher than a “typical” move within the contiguous U.S. , there are ways to move to Hawaii that won’t necessarily break the bank.

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How Do I Move To Hawaii From the Mainland?

August 7th, 2013 - 3:59 PM

Tips from the Hawaii Moving specialists

Well, you can’t drive a rental truck to Hawaii . That leaves two other options: “you pack, we drive” companies like U-Pack®, and full-service movers. Both take care of the transportation, but they definitely vary in other ways –specifically price. Let’s take a look at how you can move to Hawaii, stay within your budget, and get your belongings there fast – with U-Pack Moving.

How U-Pack Moves You to Hawaii

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Moving from Honolulu - Frequently Asked Questions

July 25th, 2013 - 2:36 PM

Planning a move from Honolulu?

If you’re moving from the state capital of Hawaii, it’ll be hard not to miss the balmy weather, breathtaking sunsets, and pristine beaches. But look on the brighter side - you’ll soon be on your way to a new city with new things to enjoy! Before you start packing your moving boxes, we’ve answered some of the most frequently asked questions about moving from the Aloha state. Read on!

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How much does it cost to move to Honolulu?

June 21st, 2013 - 2:07 PM

So, I’m thinking about moving to Hawaii, specifically, to Honolulu.

Ahhh…paradise. While I’m still dreaming of Honolulu’s pristine beaches and balmy weather, your dream is actually coming true! To say that I’m jealous is an understatement. But, I’ll try to be supportive! Okay, so you want to know about cost, right? Well, I bet you’ve probably figured out by now that living in the most gorgeous place on the planet isn’t cheap. And if you’ve done some research, you’ve probably also figured out that moving there can be on the expensive side, too.

To keep your costs in control, let me introduce you to an option that may just work with your budget. It’s called U-Pack®, and compared to traditional full-service moving companies, it really stands out.

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How much does it cost to move to Maui?

May 6th, 2013 - 1:58 PM

How much does it cost to move to Maui with U-Pack?

Before I answer this question, can I first tell you how jealous I am that you’re moving to Hawaii?

Okay, now that that’s out of the way, let’s move on to answering your question. “How much does it cost to move to Maui?”  Today we’re going to look at this from U-Pack’s perspective. Just in case you’re not familiar with U-Pack yet, it’s a “you pack, we drive” moving service that does long-distance moving across the U.S., including to and from Hawaii. And many customers find that it’s the cheapest way to move to Maui.

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The cost of moving to Hawaii - ways to save

By Derek
March 15th, 2013 - 3:16 PM

Moving to Hawaii on a budget

If you’ve just started thinking about moving to the Aloha State, the next thought that might cross your mind is how to move to Hawaii on a budget. It’s no secret that living in Hawaii can be expensive, so it’s important to make every penny count toward your move. I’ve come up with some great ways to save and help reduce your overall cost of moving to Hawaii – take a look below!

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Moving to Hilo Hawaii

By Derek
March 4th, 2013 - 2:44 PM

Moving to Hilo, Hawaii – The Cheap and Easy Way

Hilo, Hawaii is one of the least expensive Hawaiian cities to live in. It is also one of the most beautiful! Once you see the clear, blue waters of Hilo Bay or the lush vegetation in the Japanese Gardens, you will fall in love with Hilo! Not only is it a great place to visit, but a wonderful place to live! Just be prepared – once you announce that you are moving to Hilo, all of your family and friends will want to come stay for a visit! Located on the eastern side of the Big Island, Hilo is a picturesque place to live.

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Haunted Hawaii - Hauntings, Sightings, and the Paranormal around Hawaii

February 13th, 2013 - 9:11 AM

Haunted Hawaii
U-Pack moves customers in and out of Hawaii every day, so we like to learn as much as we can about the state. Of course, Hawaii is well known as a tropical paradise with gorgeous sunsets, breathtaking scenery, and beautiful beaches. But behind the scenes of Hawaii’s paradise is a haunted location, full of sightings, hauntings, and paranormal activity. I loved researching and reading about this stuff! If you’re brave, you may put a visit to one of these 5 Most Haunted Hawaii Places on your “things to do in Hawaii” list!