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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 12, Episode 1

Raising Three Boys in Upcountry Maui

With two active boys and a third on the way, a newlywed couple is excited to buy their first home together. They're hoping to find a place in Kula, known as Maui's breadbasket, so they can grow their own fruits and vegetables. The kids need a big yard to run around in, and their parents want something move-in ready so they can focus on the new baby and not on renovations.

Sunday
Jul 29
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 12, Episode 4

Leaving Idaho to Scuba Dive in Kona

After vacationing in Hawaii 25 years ago on a scuba diving trip, an adventurous couple from Idaho has their hearts set on moving to the Big Island. They're looking forward to a more active lifestyle with lots of time in the sun, and they're searching for a single-family home in Kona that's close to the ocean and has a yard for their dogs.

Monday
Jul 30
1am | 12c
Season 12, Episode 1

Raising Three Boys in Upcountry Maui

With two active boys and a third on the way, a newlywed couple is excited to buy their first home together. They're hoping to find a place in Kula, known as Maui's breadbasket, so they can grow their own fruits and vegetables. The kids need a big yard to run around in, and their parents want something move-in ready so they can focus on the new baby and not on renovations.

Monday
Jul 30
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 12, Episode 5

Dog Days on the Big Island

After traveling throughout the world, an Oregon couple decides to settle down on the Big Island of Hawaii with their three dogs. They love the community feel and slower pace the island offers, and can't wait to call the town of Kona home.

Sunday
Aug 5
10pm | 9c
Season 12, Episode 2

Ocean Views and Maui Mermaids in Kihei

After honeymooning in Maui nine years ago, a Seattle couple has always fantasized about living on the Valley Isle. Now that a recent job transfer has made their dream come true, they're hoping to find a home in sunny Kihei with an ocean view, a pool and plenty of room for guests.

Sunday
Aug 5
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 12, Episode 5

Dog Days on the Big Island

After traveling throughout the world, an Oregon couple decides to settle down on the Big Island of Hawaii with their three dogs. They love the community feel and slower pace the island offers, and can't wait to call the town of Kona home.

Monday
Aug 6
1am | 12c
Season 12, Episode 2

Ocean Views and Maui Mermaids in Kihei

After honeymooning in Maui nine years ago, a Seattle couple has always fantasized about living on the Valley Isle. Now that a recent job transfer has made their dream come true, they're hoping to find a home in sunny Kihei with an ocean view, a pool and plenty of room for guests.

Monday
Aug 6
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 6, Episode 10

From Heat of Arizona to Kauai

Jean-Marc and Michele Schonemann are leaving the scorching temperatures of Arizona to move to Hawaii. Originally, the Schonemann's considered the Caribbean, but after falling in love with Hawaii and realizing there are no work visas necessary, they decided on the island of Kauai. Since Jean-Marc was able to sell his chiropractic clinic and Michele was able to get a transfer from work, their dream of moving to Kauai is becoming a reality. Anne Eliason, Hawaii Life Agent, is helping them find a home in a quiet neighborhood with yard space to grow fruit and for their daughters to play in.

Friday
Oct 5
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 7, Episode 4

Military Couple Entering Civilian Life Makes Oahu Home

Casey and Megan were thrilled to be stationed on Oahu three years ago. But it was not all fun in the sun. Shortly after their arrival, Casey was diagnosed with cancer and he spent many months in the hospital while going through treatment. Now that his cancer is in remission and his contract with the military is up, the couple has decided that they want to live life to the fullest in Hawaii. They're hoping to find a three-bedroom home with space to entertain, near the friends they already have on the island. Hawaii Life agent Joe Sillaman is there to help Casey and Megan navigate the real estate market on Oahu.

Friday
Oct 5
7am | 6c
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.

Friday
Oct 5
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 5, Episode 4

A Family of Four Finds the Home of Their Dreams in Oahu's Countryside

Greg and Emily Bryan work with college students in the small city of Akron, Ohio and recently had the opportunity to relocate to a university on Oahu. Along with their two children, Nora and Burke, the Bryans are working with Oahu broker Erik Hinshaw to find their ideal island home that will allow them to take advantage of Hawaii's great outdoors. After seeing several homes in their price range, the Bryans must decide what hope will give them the best outdoor amenities and space for their dollar.

Friday
Oct 12
6:30am | 5:30c
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.

Friday
Oct 12
7am | 6c
Season 9, Episode 7

Leaving Arizona for Kauai

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 for an exciting, new business venture in Kauai. With the help of their broker, Ann and Archie are on the hunt for a house with a garden view that is perfect for entertaining.

Friday
Oct 12
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 5, Episode 10

A Family Finally Takes the Plunge and Makes the Move to Hawaii That They've 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.

Friday
Oct 19
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 6, Episode 1

Kauai Locals Buy First Home

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.

Friday
Oct 19
7am | 6c
Season 10, Episode 6

Falling in Love with Maui

After making several trips to the beautiful island, a couple is ready to move their family and their window-washing business to Maui. They're hoping their first home together will be suitable for their family and have enlisted the help of a local broker to find the perfect place. Will their love for Maui result in a perfect forever home?

Friday
Oct 19
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 13, Episode 3

Connected to Nature on Maui

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.

Sunday
Oct 21
8pm | 7c
Season 12, Episode 7

Trading in Yacht Life for the Big Island

After traveling the globe for years as a personal chef on yachts, a young woman is ready to put her feet in the sand permanently and purchase a home on the Big Island of Hawaii. She'd like an ocean view, a great kitchen for cooking, room to garden and enough space to entertain family and friends.

Sunday
Oct 21
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 13, Episode 3

Connected to Nature on Maui

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.

Monday
Oct 22
3am | 2c
Season 12, Episode 7

Trading in Yacht Life for the Big Island

After traveling the globe for years as a personal chef on yachts, a young woman is ready to put her feet in the sand permanently and purchase a home on the Big Island of Hawaii. She'd like an ocean view, a great kitchen for cooking, room to garden and enough space to entertain family and friends.

Monday
Oct 22
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 7, Episode 1

Mother and Daughter Ditch Heat in Houston for New Life On Kauai

Lisa has visited every state and even spent time in Guatemala, where Jacquilin was born, but the two have always felt that Hawaii was their home. So after twelve years of big city life in Houston, this mother and daughter duo is packing up and heading west to Kauai. With help from Hawaii Life broker JJ Leininger, they should be soaking up the cool Kauai breezes from their new home in no time.

Friday
Oct 26
6:30am | 5:30c
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.

Friday
Oct 26
7am | 6c
Season 8, Episode 8

Couple Moves to Big Island to Start Family

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.

Friday
Oct 26
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 12, Episode 9

Seeking Sun on The Big Island

After falling in love with The Big Island after a recent trip, an Oregon couple leaves the Pacific Northwest behind for the constant sunshine. They're looking for a move-in ready home with a pool, as well as a fence and plenty of yard space for their three dogs.

Sunday
Oct 28
8pm | 7c
Season 13, Episode 6

Seeking Sand in Kauai

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.

Sunday
Oct 28
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 12, Episode 9

Seeking Sun on The Big Island

After falling in love with The Big Island after a recent trip, an Oregon couple leaves the Pacific Northwest behind for the constant sunshine. They're looking for a move-in ready home with a pool, as well as a fence and plenty of yard space for their three dogs.

Monday
Oct 29
3am | 2c

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