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14 Problems You’ll Only Understand If You’re A Hawaii Transplant

While there are certain struggles everyone who lives in Hawaii understands, there are a few more specific problems you’ll only understand if you’ve moved to Hawaii. From a lack of access to quality burritos and an undoubtedly complicated relationship with the tourism industry, to learning the local slang and missing out on live television and sports, here are 14 problems only Hawaii transplants from the mainland will understand.

What was the biggest struggle you had when you moved to Hawaii? When some of these problems seem to difficult to bear, just remember that there are countless benefits of Hawaii life we should never take for granted.

Megan Shute
Megan is a freelance journalist residing near Honolulu, Hawaii. Since moving to Hawaii from the mainland two years ago, she has become obsessed with hiking, beach trips, and Kona coffee.