You Might Be From Hawaii If You Do These 15 Weird Things

As the most isolated population center on the entire planet, the Hawaiian Islands are incredibly unique in everything from our scenery and land formations to our culture and common quirks. And while not everyone is the same, there are a few habits most Hawaii locals share that we will defend endlessly – because backing into your parking stall is just easier, okay? Without further ado, here are 15 things people from the Hawaiian Islands do that might make other states tilt their head and ask, “why?”

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To people from Hawaii, these things seem normal, but many outsiders struggle to make sense of the cultural differences when they visit here on vacation, or even when they move here. What other weird habits have you picked up while living in Hawaii? Be sure to check out these 17 things all Hawaii locals have done at least once.