Life in Hawaii is as unique as our islands – and if you grew up in Hawaii and have talked to anyone who didn’t, you might quickly realize how different your childhood really was. From food preferences and your vocabulary to your comfort level in the ocean, you’re sure to recognize many of these 17 legitimate signs that you grew up in the Aloha State.
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.