Crazy Hawaii Laws
1. In Hawaii it is illegal to get a tattoo behind your ear or on your eyelid unless in the presence of a registered physician.
2. All residents may be fined as a result of not owning a boat.
3. Billboards are outlawed.
4. It's illegal for a shooting gallery to offer liquor as a prize.
5. Coins are not allowed to be placed in one's ear.
6. It used to be the law in Hawaii that children had to obey all "lawful and moral" commands of their parents.
7. In Honolulu it is unlawful to annoy any bird within the limits of any public park.
8. It is illegal to appear in public wearing only swimming trunks.
9. It is illegal to own a mongoose without a permit.
Interesting facts about Hawaii
I found these interesting facts in Wikipedia and had to share them.
Hawaii is the only U.S. state that:
* is not geographically located in North America
* The Hawaiian alphabet consists of only twelve letters. The five vowels are A,E, I, O,U. And the seven consonants are H,K,L,M,N,P,W.
* The state of Hawaii is the most remote place on earth.
* grows coffee
* Hawaii is the only U.S. state whose land area is increasing (from volcanic eruptions).
* is completely surrounded by water
* is entirely an archipelago. Archipelago - a chain or cluster of islands that are formed tectonically. Tectonically - forces or movements that have operated in a region to create a particular structure.
* has a royal palace
* Hawaii produces about 320,000 tons of pineapple each year.
* does not have a straight line in it's state boundary
* Hawaii has the highest life expectancy in the United States.
6 things to do on your first trip to Hawaii
Hawaii's Official Tourism site has some wonderful suggestions on what to do on your first trip to Hawaii. I thought I would pass them along to you.
1. Visit Kauai's Napali Coast. While there you can take guided hikes, boat rides, air tours and take beautiful pictures.
2. Visit the USS Arizona and Missouri memorial in Oahy's Pearl Harbor. The tours are wonderful and the gift shops are unbeatable.
3. Take a mule ride down to the Kalaupapa Peninsula on Molokai.
4. Drive along the Munro Trail in Lanai. You will see incredible views as you hike, bike or ride off-road. And the photos you will be able to take will be incredible.
5. Take the long, winding scenic drive down the road to Hana on Maui. While you are taking in the scene you can take beautiful panoramic pictures. When you arrive you can swim, snorkel, and sunbathe at the Hana beach.
6. Visit the an active volcano at the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. There are three active volcanoes in Hawaii and they are Hawaii's number one visitor attraction. Give one a visit it will be an experience you will never forget.
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