Living in Hawaii

November 30, 2016
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November 30, 2016 GoldL0tusRE17

Living in Hawaii

13 Benefits of Living In Hawaii

Sometimes, when we spend too much time without leaving Hawaii, we get island fever – either the islands feel too small, or we experience sun guilt for wanting to stay inside on a Sunday. These are the times where we need to cast aside our negative feelings and think about the many positive benefits of living in Hawaii, the things we should never take for granted.

1. Hawaii residents are not only happier, but less stressed out, than our American friends on the mainland.

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2. With temperatures hovering at approximately 80 degrees year-round, it isn’t necessary to catch the weather forecast every morning.

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You might want to check the surf report if you’re headed to the beach, though.

3. In Hawaii, there is little emphasis placed on material objects and money.

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4. From lush, green jungles to sweeping panoramic views of the Pacific, you won’t find better scenery anywhere in the country.

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5. Everyday is casual Friday in Hawaii – in most offices, at least.

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6. The aloha spirit surrounds you – and has a phenomenally positive impact on your everyday life, at least for most people.

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7. There is never any need to pay for a gym membership with such incredible access to water sports, and some of the best hiking in the country.

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8. Hawaii residents place a great deal of value in spending time with friends and family.

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9. From active volcanoes and rainforests to sea cliffs and pristine beaches, you will never run out of places to explore on Hawaii’s six inhabitable islands.

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10. With a unique history and incredible diversity, Hawaii is truly a cultural melting pot – and it shows in nearly every aspect of life in the islands.

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11. And that cultural diversity makes for some incredible culinary options, too. Where else will you find loco moco, poke, malasadas, shave ice and spam musubi?

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12. As Hawaii residents, we have both the privilege of living in America, with all the perks of not actually living in the continental states.

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13. Oh, and we all know that Hawaiian sunrises, sunsets and rainbows are undeniably second to none.

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There are undoubtedly at least one hundred more benefits to Hawaii life we haven’t included on this list, so please, share your favorite benefits of living in Hawaii.

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