25 Homes With Killer Views

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The best part of Hawaii life? It's all about the view! See 25 of our favorite vistas. 

Brunch by the Water

A Place to Relax

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Not-So-Rustic Retreat

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Room to Run

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Pretty as a Picture

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Nature at Its Finest

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Poolside Oasis

Home Within the Trees

Photo By: Daniel Schmidt

After the Storm

Photo By: Lia Wailani Watkins

Relaxing Rental

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Ideal Escape

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Time for a Dip

Keeping It Fresh

Picturesque Views

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Happiness in a Hammock

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Dazzling in the Distance

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Tropical Paradise

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Hawaiian Dream

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Perfect for Parties

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Welcome Home

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Let the Outdoors In

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Private Pacific Views

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Everything at Your Fingertips

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On the Bright Side

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At Home in Hawaii

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Live the Hawaii Life

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What's it like to live in paradise? See how the other half lives. 

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What is it really like to live on Hawaii? Local and insiders share their favorite spots, favorite foods, and more.

Live Like a Local

Hawaii Life Videos

You just have to want it...life in paradise. Find out what it's really like to escape to the islands.

Tour the Islands

About the Show

You don't have to be rich to live in Hawaii — you just have to want it, say the brokers at the Hawaii Life realty firm who make island-living dreams come true for clients ready to make it a reality. In Hawaii, properties range from $50K plots of land to $50 million-dollar dream homes, from Oahu to Kauai to the Big Island to Maui. The firm's 130+ brokers are unlikely real estate moguls, people who themselves have made the leap to the life in Hawaii, as they call it, and who want to see that others can enjoy it too. This half-hour real estate series will follow the firm's endless stream of clients who are abandoning their 9 to 5 lives in Anywhere, U.S.A., to take hold of a Hawaii Life .
Season 3, Episode 2

Shipping Out to Oahu

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.

Sunday
Oct 12
2pm | 1c
Season 3, Episode 7

Newlyweds search for a home on Oahu where they can start their family.

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.

Sunday
Oct 12
5pm | 4c
Season 4, Episode 9

A young couple looking to expand their family searches for a home on the Big Island.

John and Annie Caudell married five years ago, but have yet to find a home of their own on the Big Island. John was born and raised on the island, while Annie moved to Hawaii from the Philippines nine year ago. The couple loves the variety of landscapes the Big Island has to offer-from lush rain forests to secluded beaches to an active volcano. And most importantly, the Big Island is where their families live, and they are eager to expand their own family. The Caudell's have sought the help of Hawaii Life Broker Minoo Ellison to locate a single family home in the Kona area, one that hopefully offers a spectacular view.

Monday
Nov 24
3am | 2c
Season 3, Episode 7

Newlyweds search for a home on Oahu where they can start their family.

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.

Friday
Nov 28
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 4, Episode 8

A young California family makes the big move to the Big Island of Hawaii.

Jade and Jenny Rassmussen met in high school in Chico, California and spent years traveling the world together before having their daughter, Kiana. When they visited Hawaii, the importance of ohana, or family, really spoke to them, and they decided this was the spot they'd like to raise their young daughter. Hawaii Life agent Kristi Cotton hopes to find the Rassmussen's a home with enough space for their family to stay and visit from California, but most of all, a killer view of that famous Kona coastline.

Sunday
Nov 30
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 5, Episode 1

A single sailor searches for her first home on the island of Oahu

Feena Dwiggins has spent the past few years traveling around the world as a fire control-man with the US Navy. When her first opportunity for shore duty came up-she knew exactly where she wanted to go, Hawaii. With her new position at Pearl Harbor, Feena is looking forward to staying on dry land and wants to purchase a condo on Oahu. With the help of Hawaii Life Agent Jayney Arden, Feena is hoping to find a two bedroom, two bath property with a view for under $400,000. And being from North Carolina, Feena can't live without her air conditioning! With her busy lifestyle, a condo is the perfect fit for Feena, because she'd rather spend her free time soaking up the sun than mowing the lawn. But after touring both homes and condos, Feena has to decide just how badly she wants to avoid doing yard work.

Sunday
Dec 7
8pm | 7c
Season 4, Episode 9

A young couple looking to expand their family searches for a home on the Big Island.

John and Annie Caudell married five years ago, but have yet to find a home of their own on the Big Island. John was born and raised on the island, while Annie moved to Hawaii from the Philippines nine year ago. The couple loves the variety of landscapes the Big Island has to offer-from lush rain forests to secluded beaches to an active volcano. And most importantly, the Big Island is where their families live, and they are eager to expand their own family. The Caudell's have sought the help of Hawaii Life Broker Minoo Ellison to locate a single family home in the Kona area, one that hopefully offers a spectacular view.

Wednesday
Dec 24
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 5, Episode 3

Oahu newlyweds search for a bigger home where they can start their family.

Recently married Daniel and Keala Lee love living in their tiny house in Honolulu but now they're ready to start a family and know they need more space. Keala, a kindergarten teacher, was born and raised on Oahu while military analyst Daniel's family moved there from Fiji and both love the mix of city and country Oahu offers and hope to find something that allows them to enjoy both. So the Lee's seek the help of Hawaii Life broker David Buck to find a bigger place that's near both of their families, their jobs, and their favorite spots in Eastern Oahu.

Thursday
Dec 25
7am | 6c
Season 4, Episode 11

A yogini and her chef partner search for a peaceful retreat in the Puna district on the Big Island.

When Michelle, a yoga therapist, met Ricardo, a chef, in their hometown of Dallas, TX, she already knew she wanted to live on the Big Island. A few years into their relationship, Ricardo fell in love with the Big Island too, and the couple agreed to leave their lives in Dallas behind for a more tranquil life in the Puna District of Hawaii Island. With the help of Hawaii Life agent Evan Clarke, Michelle and Ricardo look for a home with space for Michelle's mainland clients to visit and experience their cozy yoga retreat and a yard to grow a large vegetable garden.

Sunday
Dec 28
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 6, Episode 13

Young Couple Relocate to Maui

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.

Sunday
Oct 4
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 6, Episode 7

Couple Starts Business in Kona

Craig and Michelle Pivo have been vacationing in Hawaii for years. Upon becoming empty-nesters, the couple decided to leave behind their Pharmaceutical lab coats and open up an E-Bike Rental store on the Big Island. After investigating the real estate market on Hawaii, they decided that the Big Island would be the most affordable for their lifestyle. Hawaii Life Broker Minoo Elison Timm is helping the Pivo's start a new chapter of their lives here on the island. Craig and Michelle are excited to leave the desert and the view of the Las Vegas strip behind and move to an island where their daily activities will consist of electric bike riding along the coast, trying local Kona coffee, and taking walks on the beach.

Monday
Oct 19
3am | 2c
Season 6, Episode 5

Single Mother Moves to Kauai

Janine Holstein is a single mother from Santa Monica, California, where she has been raising her son, Jotal. After working a demanding job, Janine traveled to Hawaii where she realized she needed to slow down her life. Even though it took a few years, Janine is finally ready to buy a one way plane ticket for her and her son to live their Hawaii life on Kauai. With the help of Hawaii Life broker, Carol Andrews, Janine will hopefully find the perfect home for her and her boy.

Sunday
Nov 8
8pm | 7c
Season 5, Episode 10

A family finally takes the plunge and makes the move to Hawaii that they have always dreamed of.

Kevin and Kelly Herendeen have been vacationing in Hawaii for years, along with their two children, Reese and Riley. The couple always wanted to live on the Big Island one day, but it was their teenage daughter Riley who encouraged Kevin to speak to his job about working remotely. After contacting Hawaii Life Agent Ro Scarbrough, the family is ready to find their dream home.

Sunday
Nov 29
9pm | 8c
Season 8, Episode 10

From Canada to the Big Island

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.

Sunday
Oct 9
8pm | 7c
Season 8, Episode 5

A Young Couple Looks to Raise Kids in Paradise

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.

Sunday
Oct 9
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 8, Episode 10

From Canada to the Big Island

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.

Monday
Oct 10
3am | 2c
Season 8, Episode 5

A Young Couple Looks to Raise Kids in Paradise

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.

Monday
Oct 10
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 8, Episode 1

Finding a Farm on Maui

While working in a Maui farming program in 2008, Wade fell in love with the agricultural life on the island. After the program ended, he moved back to Colorado and its long, cold winters. He has now decided to return to Maui permanently, and is looking for his own piece of paradise where he can develop his art career and life as a farmer.

Sunday
Oct 16
8pm | 7c
Season 8, Episode 2

Putting Down Roots in Oahu

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.

Sunday
Oct 16
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 8, Episode 1

Finding a Farm on Maui

While working in a Maui farming program in 2008, Wade fell in love with the agricultural life on the island. After the program ended, he moved back to Colorado and its long, cold winters. He has now decided to return to Maui permanently, and is looking for his own piece of paradise where he can develop his art career and life as a farmer.

Monday
Oct 17
3am | 2c
Season 8, Episode 2

Putting Down Roots in Oahu

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.

Monday
Oct 17
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 9, Episode 3

Getting Back in Shape on Oahu

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. Wanting to abandon their couch potato routine, Hawaii's constant spring temperatures are an incentive for the young couple to actively train outdoors for marathons and triathlons as they search for a beautiful starter home near wide roads and running trails.

Sunday
Oct 23
8pm | 7c
Season 8, Episode 9

Outdoor Life on the Big Island

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.

Sunday
Oct 23
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 9, Episode 3

Getting Back in Shape on Oahu

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. Wanting to abandon their couch potato routine, Hawaii's constant spring temperatures are an incentive for the young couple to actively train outdoors for marathons and triathlons as they search for a beautiful starter home near wide roads and running trails.

Monday
Oct 24
3am | 2c
Season 8, Episode 9

Outdoor Life on the Big Island

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.

Monday
Oct 24
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 8, Episode 4

From the Big Apple to Oahu

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.

Sunday
Oct 30
8pm | 7c

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