Life on the Big Island - What You'll Be Grateful for

Life on the Big Island - What You'll Be Grateful for

  • Mauna Kea Realty
  • 04/5/18

If you’ve vacationed on the Big Island a time or two, you may be thinking of making the move. Compared to the mainland there’s so much more to be grateful for when you live life on the Big Island – and we’re not talking just about the beautiful beaches and warm year-round climate. It’s an entirely different way of life, one you’ll appreciate and be thankful for every day. Here are a
few of the things you’ll find you didn’t know you missed until you moved to this wonderful island.

Humidity. What, you say? Sure it can make your hair frizzy, but humidity keeps your skin moist and youthful looking. What happens during cold winter months in most states in the U.S. when temperatures drop to frigid levels? Your skin gets dry and cracked. Fewer wrinkles, youthful looking skin – humidity can be a good thing.

​​​​​​​A slower, more relaxed way of life. We all know that stress is a killer, and many people in big cities (think LA, New York City, Dallas, Atlanta, Chicago) are constantly on the go – there aren’t enough hours in the day, it’s a constant rush, no time to slow down and actually enjoy life. On the Big Island it’s all about living life in a way that’s laid back and at a slower pace. Sounds heavenly, doesn’t it? It is.

Lots to explore, and plenty of privacy. From the beaches and forests to the volcanoes, parks and farms there’s so much to see and do, lots of open spaces and places where you can relax in complete solitude. What city on the mainland can you do all of this in? Explore the culture, people and places of the island at your own pace – and even when you’re ready to dine at a fine restaurant or take in a movie, no hassles or long lines.

Fresh, locally grown food. Dining at many of the restaurants is an amazing experience considering most dishes are served up with local food grown right here on the island. Sweet potatoes, cucumbers, turnips, tomatoes, green beans, lettuce, carrots, organic beets, fresh herbs – it’s an explosion of tantalizing taste straight from local farms. The chefs here know how to create delectable dining options that melt in your mouth! Friendly people. Maybe it’s because those who live in Hawaii are happier and less stressed out, but here you’ll find the Aloha spirit. Unlike many other places where people are too busy to give a smile or say hello, everyone here is welcoming, friendly and kind. Instead of rude, you’ll find respect.

These are just a few examples of the many things you’ll be grateful for if you decide to make the move to the Big Island. For assistance finding the perfect home, estate, condo or parcel of land for your needs contact the Hawaii luxury real estate brokers at Mauna Kea Realty.