Small Differences Between Hawaii and Home
Instead of taco trucks, they have shrimp trucks.
There are chickens everywhere. In parking lots, on the road, walking through your yard.
Instead of waving as a “thank you” in traffic, locals throw you a Shaka.
The birds and flowers are more colorful.
Leaves are bigger.
You can get candy leis at the bodegas.
There are (terrible) coconut M&Ms with little beach umbrellas printed on, and you can get Hershey’s Kisses with Macadamia nuts inside.
The fruit stands have bags of pre-cut fruit on ice.
Garbage cans are less accessible to wildlife.
People worry less about locking their cars.
Your phone maps look different.
You can get Spam anywhere.
The view from the 7-11 is better.