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Old 05-04-2008, 07:45 PM
 
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I have so far only visited Oahu, but I am curious about Maui or the Big Island. Since Maui and Big Island doesn't have a lot of jobs compared to Oahu, is it a different kind of person that lives there? I mean is it people that do not need to work or work from their home on the internet, etc?

I found Oahu had a lot of pickup trucks and it seemed to be a lot of people there that were working hard to make ends meet, but living in paradise, but maybe that is because most of the time I was staying in Kailua. It just seemed a lot like some parts of the mainland in terms of pickup trucks per capita and not exactly what I expected.

Is Maui or the Big Island any different or about the same?
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Old 05-04-2008, 10:00 PM
 
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One of the unique things about Hawaii is that people of all socio-economic levels live relatively close, if not next to, each other. I have lived on the Big Island for seventeen years, and have gotten used to seeing a Mercedes behind a old beat up pick-up truck, etc. The thing is too, you never really know if someone has a lot of money or not...it just doesn't matter as much. You have no one to impress here cause no body really cares that you have a bigger house or a more expensive car. It's much more "live and let live." So someone could have a lot of money, work a white collar job, and drive that old pick up truck!
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Old 05-05-2008, 11:40 AM
 
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I think Oahu is the most white collar. I think the Big Island is the most laid back. Maui is in the middle.
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