You Know You’re From Hawaii If…

“You Know You’re From Hawaii If…” – e-Hawaii Joke

  1. You buy large quantities of toilet paper in case there’s a longshoreman strike…
  2. You don’t understand why anyone would buy less than a 20 lb bag of rice…
  3. You would serve spam as a meat for dinner…
  4. You can taste the difference between teriyaki and kal-bi
  5. You know what a plumeria is and which color would die first: yellow,white or red…
  6. You know why there’s shoes and slippers outside of front doors…
  7. You know why there are alphabets on trees or any posts on graduation day you know why there are alphabets on trees or any posts on graduation day
  8. You know what lei day is…
  9. You know what is the “stink eye”; and how to give it…
  10. You know what nationality girl would put tape on her eyelids and why…
  11. You can correctly pronouce kalanianaole, kalakaua and aiea
  12. You know what is in the big breakfast at mcdonald’s
  13. You know what a “huli huli chicken” is…
  14. You can name 3 varieties of mangos…
  15. You have at least one family member whose name is “_____ boy; or “tita”…
  16. You have said “wat, owe you money?,”; “karang your alas”; or “da kine”…
  17. You know the difference between being hapa and being hapai
  18. You give directions using mauka and makai…
  19. You know what is “hawaii pono’i”…
  20. You know what it takes to get into kamehameha school…
  21. You know how to correctly pronounce “Likelike”…
  22. Someone says the word “UKU” and your head starts itching. eeww…
  23. You raise your chin to say “wassup” instead of nodding. (like one haole)…
  24. When making “Shaka” the back of your hand is facing out.
  25. You say, “Nori” not seaweed paper…
  26. You say “Brah” not “Bro”…
  27. You despise the movie “North Shore”…
  28. You know why Sharks Cove is called Sharks Cove…
  29. When your jokes are ’bout Portugese not Polish…
  30. You laugh at couples with cheesy Aloha attire…
  31. If you get one pair of “tata” slippers…
  32. When you e-mail mail people in pidgin…
  33. You know what is “Morgan’s Corner”. (And it still scares you!)
  34. If you’re immune to “leptospirosis”.
  35. When it’s 70 degrees and it’s freezing to you.
  36. You use “tako” instead of worms or fluorescent pink fish eggs for bait…
  37. You got lickins’ with “da rubbah slippah”…
  38. If you can walk through Waianae and not get mobbed…
  39. You know that “Kukui nut” is not some mental person…
  40. You’ve given Kahi Mohala’s number out to a guy/girl you didn’t like…
  41. You call it “saimin” not “Top Ramen”…
  42. The surf report is on your speed dial…
  43. Your local kids wear slippers and shorts in November in Michigan! (inside the house, of course!)…
  44. “Dressing up” means shorts and a aloha shirt.
  45. You say “shave ice”, not snow cone or shaved ice…
  46. Rainbow Drive-Inn is a special date.
  47. You go Kam, not Aloha, swap meet.
  48. You know pineapples don’t grow in trees.
  49. When you hear the words fund raiser, you know it means Zippy’s Chili
  50. Your mouth waters when you hear the words li-hing mui.
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