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10 Best Places to Retire in Hawaii

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Wondering about best places to retire in Hawaii? Of course you are; when retirement comes to mind almost everyone imagine golden beaches, sand beneath their toes and crystal blue waters, so why wouldn’t you actually move to such a place?

When the age of retirement comes, the last thing you want is to keep doing the same thing you’ve been doing until now. There’s a sense of freedom, a sense of adventure that comes with being liberated from the chore of going to work every day. Moving can be scary, especially when we’re talking about a new state, a new city, a new house, but it can also be exciting. Moving to Hawaii is an even more exciting prospect since… well, who doesn’t like Hawaii?

Best Places to Retire in Hawaii

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Hawaii, located in Oceania, is the last state to join the United States and it’s formed out of a group of islands in Polynesia, in the Pacific Ocean. It’s not tied to the Americas by any stretch of land so you’ll have to get a flight out there. There are eight main islands, including Maui and the Island of Hawaii, which is also the largest of the group.

There are so many natural wonders to enjoy in Hawaii, including the wonderful beaches, the lovely surrounding waters, and the volcanoes, although you’d best to stay a bit away from the active ones. There are some 1.4 million people living here, but there are places with only a few residents.

If you’re thinking of something closer to where you currently live, then you might enjoy the 10 best places to retire in Georgia.

To create today’s list we checked out the cities with over 5,000 residents and took into consideration the median home price, the cost of living index and the local crime index. Medical coverage is a bit of an issue here, especially if you don’t live in one of the major cities, so you’ll have to take this into consideration upon moving. The home prices are quite steep as well, but frankly that’s to be expected given the fact that we’re talking about Hawaii here. Across the entire state, the median home price is just a bit under $500,000, just so you can get an idea. It’s also not that cheap to live here, as the cost of living index is 185.2, while 100 is the national average. The index is driven up by the housing costs, but groceries and utilities aren’t that cheap either.

We handed out points for each of these categories and came up with the final scores, thanks to data from Sperling’s Best Places, which centralizes information from various government sources. Without further ado, here are the 10 best places to retire in Hawaii.

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