12 Things You’ll Remember If You Grew Up In The 80s In Hawaii

From the first Europeans visiting the islands in 1778 and the establishment of the Kingdom of Hawaii in 1795 to Hawaii’s admittance to the United States of America in 1959, the Hawaiian Islands are steeped in history. Sometimes, though, focusing on modern history is a little more fun. So, today, we’re taking a step back in time to the 1980s. If you lived in Hawaii during this decade, you undoubtedly remember these 12 events, natural disasters, political happenings, and milestones. Let’s take a look, shall we?

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How many of these events do you remember? What other events would you add to this list? Sound off in the comments below!

For another dose of nostalgia, we’re looking back at iconic photographs of Hawaii taken in the 1970s.