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Off Track: 19 things people commonly get wrong about Hawaii

October 27, 2018

From the Insider website

We have come away from the older beliefs like everyone in Hawaii lived in grass shacks and such, but other beliefs continue. You probably ran across a tourist here that asked about one of the beliefs mentioned in this post.


For a person who has never been there, Hawaii can seem like an untouchable paradise where everyone lives on the beach and knows how to surf. But that’s not actually the case.

I’ve been fortunate to experience the Hawaiian islands firsthand multiple times throughout my life. Both my parents were born and raised on O’ahu, which means I frequently visited Hawaii it while growing up.

Of course, this also meant every time I returned home to California, I encountered many peers who wanted answers about whether their beliefs about Hawaii were true.

As it turns out, many people believe things about the islands that are simply not accurate.

Here are some of the most common misconceptions people have about Hawaii.

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