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Life In Hawaii

Living in Hawaii can be a dream come true for many people. With year-round warm weather and beautiful surroundings, what’s not to like? As you consider applying to the Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Internal Medicine Residency Program, here is some information about Hawaii that you might want to consider.


Moving to HawaiiMoving To Hawaii

For newcomers to the islands, the State of Hawaii has a website with information about getting settled in our state.



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HousingPublic Transportation

Oahu has an award-winning bus service called “TheBus.” Monthly bus passes are available for purchase.
For more information, visit TheBus.


Hawaii is rabies-free. For information on all current quarantine laws and informational brochures about bringing pets to Hawaii, visit Hawaii Department of Agriculture’s Animal Quarantine Information at State of Hawaii Department of Agriculture or call (808) 483-7151.


Shopping MallsShopping Malls

There are over 13 malls on the island of Oahu alone, with Ala Moana Shopping Center seeing over 42 million shoppers and diners each year. Visit Go Hawaii.
Source: The Hawaii Chamber of Commerce Website