You Might Be From Hawaii If You Do These 15 Weird Things
By Megan Shute|Published August 07, 2017
With more than 10 years of experience as a professional writer, Megan holds a degree in Mass Media from her home state of Minnesota. After college, she chose to trade in her winter boots for slippahs and moved to the beautiful island of Oahu, where she has been living for more than five years. She lives on the west side but is constantly taking mini-road trips across the island and visits the neighboring islands whenever she can getaway. She loves hiking, snorkeling, locally-grown coffee, and finding the best acai bowl on Oahu.
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?”
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.
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