Spinoff – – – What do you associate Hawai'i with?

posted 3 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 3
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

@MissPine:  Tourists, dirty crowded beaches, racist locals. Sorry, I am not a big fan of Hawaii. The weather is nice sometimes, but pretty much everything else is awful. Its expensive and over crowded and traffic is horrendous.  I cannot wait until we get to move back to the mainland. I am on Oahu though, and ive heard the other islands are seriously paradise compared to Oahu. Definitely need to visit another island before we go. =)

Post # 5
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2018

Heaven. Seriously! Its one of my favourite places on earth 🙂 (I’ve been to Oahu and Maui)

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

@MissPine:  Unfortunately it is. Ive been yelled at in parking lots before while I was just walking into a store. Ive also been cut off and yelled at while driving. I dont do or say anything to the locals, I have several friends and even my neighbor that are Hawaiian and they are awesome, but there are a lot of locals that dont want non hawaiians here, and they let you know!! Ko Olina is pretty, I do like the beach there, but it can get pretty crowded sometimes. I dont understand why people stay in Waikiki though, I hate that beach! Lol. After almost 4 years here I am ready to be somewhere a little less hostile. And traffic is killer, ive spent hours on the highway for a 20 mile drive. Its so crazy!! 

Post # 7
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2013 - A court...

Beaches, surfing , LILO & stitch :p leis…

Post # 8
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Me, hula dancing, sandy beaches, vacation, coconuts, fun in the sun, volcanoes, wish I could go there 

Post # 9
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Buzzing bee

I’ve never been to Hawaii and when I think of the islands I immediately think of Pearl Harbour; hula dancers, grass skirts and coconut bras; volcanos; and sharks.

Post # 10
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Grass skirts and flowered leis 

Post # 11
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2013 - Pavilion overlooking golf course scenery, reception at banquet hall

Volcanoes and jungle-y bright green plants with oversized leaves and giant bright flowers (hibiscus etc) 🙂

Post # 12
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

I have two friends who have moved to Hawaii for work within the last year or so, so when I think of Hawaii I think of jealousy! Seriously, they post the most amazing pictures from their day to day life. Looks really pretty.

Post # 13
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2012

Sand and the ocean…and tourists. I forget that people actually live there!

Post # 14
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2014

Where I am currently on my honeymoon!

Before I came here I thought beaches, tourism, Mai tais and luaus. Now I think traffic in addition to those things! 

Post # 15
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Bee Keeper

My Hawaiian friends…

SPAM (the kind you eat, my Hawaiian friends love this stuff)…

Military bases…

GMO test crops…

And being in the path of the Fukushima ocean radioactivity plume (and tsumami debris) =/

Post # 16
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Helper bee

Oahu: traffic, meth, no love for Haoles. 

Maui: beautiful but expensive

The Big Island: Waimea, ranchers

Kauai: rain, rain, rain, the best scenery, no jobs

 

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