Carinna Torres

About Carinna Torres

Island Movers, Inc. has been in business for more than 55 years and is a family-owned and operated business enterprise. We have deep roots in the Hawaii community, as well as strong partnerships on the mainland and internationally. We are proud to be ranked among the Top 250 companies in the State of Hawaii.

5 Reasons to Hire Professionals for a Short-Distance Move

Moving home isn’t always a matter of moving to a new state or country. Many people only travel a few miles when they move. In 2017, 62% of moves were within the same county. A short move takes less time, but it is still an arduous task. Here are five examples of why to hire [...]

How to Move With a New Puppy

Pretty Woman Sitting on Floor with Cup Next to Moving Boxes and Dog in Empty Room. Do you have a new puppy? Even though your family's furry friend can complicate your move, it doesn't have to. If you're a new pet owner, take a look at what you need to know about moving [...]

How to Move With a Fridge Full of Food

You tried your best to eat everything in your kitchen before your move. But despite your best efforts, you still have plenty in the pantry and a semi-full fridge. What should you do? If your kitchen is far from empty, take a look at what you need to know about moving with food. Can You [...]

How to Move Your Home With a Back Injury

Back pain impacts up to 31 million people in the U.S., according to the American Chiropractic Association. If you’re one of the many adults with this uncomfortable issue, take a look at how you can make your move easier and reduce the risks of an additional injury. […]

How to Prevent Moving-Related Losses

A bag goes missing, a box doesn’t show up, or a bin doesn’t make it to your new home. How can you prevent a mid-move loss? Take a look at the easiest ways to keep your belongings safe and stop moving-related losses. […]

Mistakes to Avoid When Moving As a Newly Blended Family

Family unpacking cartons in their new house The process of moving in together after the wedding has created problems between newly married couples for centuries. When you add children from former relationships to the mix, it’s easy to see how problems may easily arise, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Make [...]

How to Get Your Life Organized Before a Move

When you move into a new home, you have a blank slate to create a new living space. Your new home can seem instantly organized simply because you get a fresh start. Take advantage of this chance to get and stay organized before, during, and after your move. These tips for getting organized before your [...]

Moving House Via Shipping Container? 5 Tips For Success

Are you planning a move that involves shipping your household goods across the water? Shipping container moves call for extra effort with packing and planning. Not sure what that means in practical terms for your own belongings? Here are a few things to remember. 1. Use Plenty of Packing Material Anyone filling boxes or bins [...]

Tips for Packing Up and Moving Your Bedrooms

From the closets to the dressers, bedrooms are filled with valued and much-needed items. Since some of these belongings, such as wedding dresses and antiques, may be delicate, you need to handle them with a little extra TLC during the moving process. Whether you do all of the packing yourself or hire a professional moving [...]