It is highly recommended when purchasing a Home in Hawaii that you get a Home Inspection from a Licensed Home Inspector. The Hawaii Purchase Agreement has a Home Inspection contingency in the contract. Home inspections are used to provide an opportunity for a buyer to identify any major issues with a home while still in escrow allowing the purchaser to to ask for repairs, or cancel the purchase of the home.
Home Inspectors you might use:
Weinmann Home Inspections
No Surprise Home Inspections
Kina'ole Home Inspection Service (key-nah-oh-lay)