Here Are 17 Things All Hawaii Locals Have Done At Least Once
The Hawaiian population sits at 1.4 million residents, and only ten percent of those residents are native Hawaiians – meaning anyone who can trace their roots back to the earliest Hawaiian residents. The other 90 percent of the population are referred to as locals, but you don’t automatically become a local the moment you move to Hawaii. And while there is no official test to determine your local status – like there is for residency – there are a few things all Hawaii locals have done at least once.
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.