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18 Things People From Hawaii Always Have To Explain To Out Of Towners

As the most isolated population center on earth, the Hawaiian Islands are perhaps one of the most unique locations on earth, which means that life in Hawaii will always be a little different than anywhere else. And no time is that more evident than when locals have to explain the islands to well-intentioned visitors who don’t quite understand what Hawaii is all about.

If you’re headed to Hawaii on vacation, be sure to read about the 12 things you must know about Hawaii before you visit. And if you live in Hawaii, laugh along with us at these 11 weird things only people from Hawaii do as well as the 11 most ridiculous questions ever asked about Hawaii.

Megan Shute
Megan is a freelance journalist residing near Honolulu, Hawaii. She is obsessed with hiking, beach trips, locally-grown coffee, and finding the best acai bowl on Oahu.