Moving to Hawaii with your cat or dog?

By
Real Estate Agent with Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties RS-47693

Are you or your client moving to Hawaii with an important family member that may need quarantine? 

Hawaii is rabies-free.  This means that all dogs and cats must comply with Hawaii's animal quarantine laws.  There are some restrictions on certain breeds.  However, you should go online (go to the Hawaii government site below) and read the 5-day-or less program and its checklist in case you would like your pet to prepare for such a program.  Otherwise, your pet may need to be quarantined up to 120 days. 

http://hawaii.gov/hdoa/ai/aqs/info

 Ronda Ching Day (RA)

Ronda sells Hawaii Real Estate

 

Comments (9)

Ruthmarie Hicks
Keller Williams NY Realty - 120 Bloomingdale Road #101, White Plains NY 10605 - White Plains, NY

Being a pet-friendly agent from NY, I appreciate the heads-up that you are giving animal lovers who may be moving.  Most pets would not survive 120 days in quarantine.  Personally, I think this is over the top..unless the animal has NOT had the appropriate vaccinations.  I know that Islands have special issues with this, but I think that many of these rules are  antiquated.

Jun 28, 2008 08:16 PM
Ronda Ching Day
Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties - Honolulu, HI
Call "Help Me Ronda" for your Real Estate Needs!

I agree.  Most pet owners would not survive visiting the quarantine station for 120 days!

Jun 28, 2008 08:35 PM
Anonymous
madge

Check out www.movetohawaiikai.com for some good information and links on pets in Hawaii.

Jun 29, 2008 09:28 AM
#3
Lisa Lambert
The Law Offices of Elisabeth A. Lambert - Fresno, CA
Esq. 1031 Exchange Expert

Great information Ronda.  I wish I were moving to Hawaii.

Lisa

Jul 03, 2008 07:31 AM
David Tipton
The Referral Network - Clarksville, TN

Rohnda,

I would like to work with you on referrals for your area. We have a free search engine we have developed to work with realtors all over the country for both military and city referrals. You can get all the info at http://thereferralnetwork.org or email me at davidtipton@bellsouth.net we need a rep in Hawaii.

Thanks

David Tipton

Jul 08, 2008 03:57 PM
Ronda Ching Day
Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties - Honolulu, HI
Call "Help Me Ronda" for your Real Estate Needs!

I would be very happy to work with you!

Jul 08, 2008 04:09 PM
David Stevens
Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty, Victoria BC Canada - Victoria, BC
Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty

Ronda - I would love to move to Hawaii, but have to put up with balmy Victoria today. The Annual Polar Bear swim is happening at noon!

All the Best for 2009

David

Jan 01, 2009 02:16 AM
Ross Quintana
Real E Smarter - Spokane, WA
Real E Smarter Real Estate Coach - 509-362-1966

This is a smart law, you have to control what comes in and goes out. Good post to remind people who are relocating.

Jan 28, 2010 04:01 AM
C. Lloyd McKenzie
Living Albuquerque - Albuquerque, NM
Living Albuquerque

Ronda,

This is great information for those relocating. I will definitely keep the link, especially for my civil servants who might be relocating

Apr 16, 2010 04:55 PM

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