Hawaii Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old hawaii quotes, hawaii sayings, and hawaii proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

There is a quiet place in Hawaii where, for over thirty years, I've gone to draw inspiration and write many of my books. Robert H. Schuller
I love to surf. Hawaii has some of the best waves in the world, and the most consistent as well. That's always fun. Brendon Urie
That is the great thing about Hawaii. We're so culturally diverse and we inner-marry and appreciate each other's cultures. Mazie Hirono
Hawaii - the Aloha state - is built on the strength of its multicultural society, from our indigenous Native Hawaiian people to the many immigrants that followed. Mazie Hirono
In Hawaii, we understand that our way of life depends on a healthy ocean. Mazie Hirono
Hawaii is a small, close community. Jake Shimabukuro
I love Hawaii. I really enjoy surfing in Oahu, and Waianae is such a great area. And Maui - I like Maui a lot, too. Troy Polamalu
For me, the magic of Hawaii comes from the stillness, the sea, the stars. Joanne Harris
Hawaii is the only place I know where they lay flowers on you while you are alive. Will Rogers
Incredible as it might seem, Hawaii is like a gigantic raft, drifting slowly with the centuries. Terence Barrow
Hawaii is still the single most frequent fantasy destination, not because of political stability or conveniences, but because Hawaii seduces the imagination. It's the perfect postcard, no props, no fillers. Robert Wintner
Hawaii is a paradise--and I can never cease proclaiming it; but I must append one word of qualification: Hawaii is a paradise for the well-to-do. Jack London
To the lover of wilderness, Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world. John Muir
Historically, Alaska is a place that has attracted those fed up with conventionality. Bill O'Reilly
Honolulu is a melting pot. Bruno Mars
Whether a visitor or kama'aina, the beauty of the Hawaiian Islands inspires the heart and mind. Unknown Author
The Hula is the heartbeat of the Hawaiian People. David Kalakaua
Hawaiian music is the roots for the Hawaiian people. It tells the history of where we came from. Not having Hawaiian music in my life would be like losing half of my body--- because Hawaiianmusic helps me to be a better person. Kevin Brown
After all, Hawaii is the best land. (O Hawaii no ka aina maikai) Hawaiian Proverb
Hawaii is paradise born of fire. Rand McNally
A slight breeze cooled the Hawaiian spring air, swaying the branches of palm trees, which cast black silhouettes against the purple and orange colors of the twilight sky. Victoria Kahler
We, the Hawaiian people, who are born from the union of Papahanaumoku and Wakea, earth mother and sky father, and who have lived in these islands for over 100 generations, will always have the moral right to the lands of Hawai'i now and forever, no matter what any court says. Lilikal_ K. Kame'eleihiwa
Mount Kilauea spilled glowing lava like cords of orange neon-lighting from seemingly nowhere. In the blackness that engulfed the night, electric heat lit flowing streams that fell into the sea, disappearing in a cloud of steam with a sizzling splash. Victoria Kahler
Look, Neal, Hawaii is not some magical pixie wonderland; it's an American state populated by atomic weapons, a remnant native population and people too stupid to spell their way out of a paper bag. Most of them came here to escape pathetic lives in the forty nine other states, so in some sense, Hawaii is a scenic cul-de-sac filled with people who want to drink themselves to death without feeling judged. Douglas Coupland
Kaohinani is a Hawaiian word meaning gatherer of beautiful things. Rob Brezsny
Aloha is the unconditional desire to promote the true good of other people in a friendly spirit out of a sense of kinship. Abraham Akaka
Nature is where it all begins for the Hawaiians. In fact, they call themselves keiki o ka aina children of the land'. M.J. Harden
I believe Hawaii is the most precious jewel in the world. Don Ho
Whether a visitor or kama'aina (resident), the beauty of the Hawaiian Islands inspires the heart and mind. unknown
Hawaii is not a state of mind, but a state of grace. Paul Theroux
Hawaii has always been a very pivotal role in the Pacific. It is in the Pacific. It is a part of the United States that is an island that is right here. Dan Quayle
Come with me while the moon is on the sea The night is young and so are we Dreams come true in Blue Hawaii And mine could all come true This magic night of nights with you Leo Robin
Hawaii is the island of big dreams for both islanders and guests. Those dreams born in paradise can, indeed come true. Sharon Linnea
The loveliest fleet of islands that lies anchored in any ocean. Mark Twain
No alien land in all the world has any deep strong charm for me but that one, no other land could so longingly and so beseechingly haunt me, sleeping and waking, through half a lifetime, as that one has done. Other things leave me, but it abides; other things change, but it remains the same. For me the balmy airs are always blowing, its summer seas flashing in the sun; the pulsing of its surfbeat is in my ear; I can see its garlanded crags, its leaping cascades, its plumy palms drowsing by the shore, its remote summits floating like islands above the cloud wrack; I can feel the spirit of its wildland solitudes, I can hear the splash of its brooks; in my nostrils still lives the breath of flowers that perished twenty years ago. Mark Twain
Be the Aloha you wish to see in the world. unknown
I can't even speak Hawaiian, but if you go there and listen to a Hawaiian song, you get captured because it's so beautiful, like the melody is just gorgeous and you know Bob Marley is on the radio every single day. It's very reggae-influenced down there. Basically, you haven't been to paradise if you haven't been to Hawaii. Bruno Mars
Hawaii is paradise. It sounds cheesy to say it, but there's music in the air there. Bruno Mars
We need Hawaii just as much and a good deal more than we did California. It is Manifest Destiny. William McKinley
In Hawaii, we have something called Ho'oponopono, where people come together to resolve crises and restore peace and balance. Duane Chapman
In Hawaii, some of the biggest radio stations are reggae. The local bands are heavily influenced by Bob Marley. Bruno Mars
Don't be fooled by appearances. In hawaii, some of the most powerful people look like bums and stuntmen. Matt King
If you want to surf, move to hawaii. If you like to shop, move to New York. If you like acting and Hollywood, move to California. But if you like college football, move to Texas. Ricky Williams
Hawaii is the best form of comfort for me. When I die, I want to be cremated, and I want half my ashes spread in the Pacific around the island, the rest on the property. Richard Pryor
I truly believe the brightest days lie ahead for the Great State of hawaii. Linda Lingle
Some people say hawaii is spoiled, but I don't think so. It's modern. It's a part of today's world. James MacArthur
Hawaii is a unique state. It is a small state. It is a state that is by itself. It is a -it is different from the other 49 states. Well, all states are different, but it's got a particularly unique situation. Dan Quayle
Hawaii can be heaven and it can be hell. Jeff Goldblum
Hawaii is absolutely beautiful. Rachelle Lefevre
Most of what Hawaii has to offer is no secret. Pipeline is probably the most famous wave in the world. Kelly Slater
I can always remember that experience in Hawaii pleasantly on account of Elvis. Minnie Pearl
I grew up in Hawaii and I think it was easier because we did not have cliques at high school. Kelly Preston
Travel brings power and love back into your life. Rumi
A vacation is like love - anticipated with pleasure, experienced with discomfort, and remembered with nostalgia. unknown
Being in Hawaii, it's almost impossible not to be fit, I think. Henry Ian Cusick
Hawaii is a special place because we have a very diverse population there, who are very respectful and tolerant of those who have differing opinions and different views. Tulsi Gabbard
Life is very nice in Hawaii. I rent a place that has its own cottage so when my friends and family come to visit, they have somewhere nice to stay. Jorge Garcia
Activities and attraction in Hawaii are designed to involve the whole family as one. Jay Talwar
Ohana means family and family means no one gets left behind. Lilo and Stitch
One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things. Henry Miller
Hawaii is a beautiful place to bring up a family. Henry Ian Cusick
Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe. Anatole France
It is essential that none of the other great powers shall secure Hawaii. Such a possession would not consist with our safety and with the peace of the world. Benjamin Harrison
Hawaii, the loveliest fleet of islands that lies anchored in any ocean. Mark Twain
Gazes at far Hawaii crowned with palms where east and west are met. William Vaughn Moody
Not vainly Maui strove; no not in vain, he dared the old Mother of Death and her embrace Johannes Carl Andersen
The kings of Hawaii call out their men, the men go up the mountains in files. Padraic Colum