11 Extremely Weird Things Only People From Hawaii Do
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 11 things people who call the Hawaiian Islands home do that might make other states tilt their head and ask, “why?”
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Of course, they do — did you even read this article? In addition to those habits above, many Hawaii locals refuse to use their car horns, eat more Spam per capita than any other state, and welcome geckos into their homes with open arms. Did you know that geckos not only eat up all of those unwanted bugs that somehow make their way into your home but are considered lucky?
Where are the weirdest places you can possibly go in Hawaii?
It depends on what you consider weird, but the Hawaiian Islands are home to countless incredible natural destinations that will transport you to another world. From ancient lava tubes to the pit craters of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, there are plenty of otherworldly, and sometimes weird, spots to visit in Hawaii.
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.
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