99+ Best Hawaii Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational Hawaii quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

Famous Hawaii Quotes

I text-messaged Tiger and said, ‘No Hawaii for you, more cash for me’. — Mark Calcavecchia

The one we keep pitching and there are no takers is The Fabulous Baker Boys Go To Hawaii. There don’t seem to be any takers on that one! — Beau Bridges

I feel you have to dress for the part, even in Hawaii where aloha shirts are common. This is still The Apprentice and I feel you must dress for success. — James Grace

I was supposed to be on my way to Hawaii to surf. But this inconvenience has fouled the whole thing up. — Jack Murphy

Jason Lee is the most famous actor from Hawaii I can think of. — Tia Carrere

Hawaii is leading the country in development of offshore aquaculture. It’s been done well here, with minimal environmental impact. — Bruce Anderson

Hawaii is not a state of mind, but a state of grace. — Paul Theroux

Given the difficult operating environment and US Airways transition and Hawaii startup expenses, we are pleased with these results. Focusing on cost, our transition and Hawaii startup expenses of $3.6 million for the quarter were within plan. — Jonathan Ornstein

I am privileged to be able to work for the people of Hawaii in whatever capacity. — Tulsi Gabbard

American imperialism is often traced to the takeover of Cuba, Puerto Rico, and Hawaii in 1898. — Noam Chomsky

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

Hawaii has played tough teams and we know they will be very good. We’re doing a good job defensively, but we’re trying to find a rhythm on offense. — Steve Lucas

Over a period of time, Hawaii consumers will realize savings at the pump. Hawaii prices will better reflect the prices that are being charged on the mainland and the world market. — Ron Menor

According to a new study, Hawaii is the happiest place in America to live. And I thought it was just a great place to pretend you were born in. — Craig Ferguson

We started out when our two boys were early teenagers and we wanted to show them the country. I guess we’ve been in every state of the Union except Hawaii and Alaska. — John Harrison

For us, it’s a huge market. Very few people have cruised Hawaii. There’s an untapped market still there and Hawaii is a phenomenal place to come through. — Robert Kritzman

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 a unique state. It is a small state. It is a state that is by itself. It is a-it is different than the other 49 states. Well, all states are different, but it’s got a particularly unique situation. — Dan Quayle

I’m of Filipino, Spanish, and Chinese descent, and was raised on Hawaii. — Tia Carrere

Hawaii can be heaven and it can be hell. — Jeff Goldblum

If there’s a Disney animated feature based in Hawaii, I knew I had to be part of it. I’m very proud to be from Hawaii. There was no question the role was mine. — Tia Carrere

We have $10 million for the Bering Sea crab disasters, $10 million for a Northeast fishery, seven for a Hawaii fishery and five for an Alaska sea life center. We’ve covered a good part of those senior members of the Appropriations Committee that have a coastline. — John Forrest

I thought my book was done, then we went to Hawaii and the whole last chapter happened. — Mariel Hemingway

The poorest 40 percent of Hawaii residents, those with incomes under $31,000, would receive only 20 percent of the benefits of the tax-cut bill. — Jason Levitis

I think, in a lot of places, the solar panels are a badge of honor; they’re trendy. If you go to Hawaii or Japan, people even install fake solar panels because it’s cool and it’s popular. And so I think solar panels have gotten a lot more attractive. They’re sleek, black, they look good on a roof. — Lynn Jurich

Hawaii is paradise. It sounds cheesy to say it, but there’s music in the air there. — Bruno Mars

Hawaii is taking the absolutely correct approach to the gasoline industry, … The more states that follow Hawaii’s lead, the sooner we’ll be able to force this industry to get back to normal market behavior that benefits the consumer but also allows them a reasonable profit. — Joe Dunn

We are basically locked out and flooded out. It seems the famed aloha spirit of Hawaii does not always flow through this normally gentle stream. — Gary Henderson

I was on a beach in Hawaii for a video shoot once, and it was incredibly beautiful. It had very fine black sand with a silver sparkle running through it. — Louise Nurding

I don’t care about the money. I’m just interested in the perks. I’ll do a series if I am picked up by a limo, work only until 4, and the show is shot in Hawaii. — Harry Morgan

People in Hawaii have a built-in twinkle in their eye, and bring a sense of play and ohana to their work. When you leave work for the weekend in Boise, Idaho or Delaware, Maryland, you don’t see your coworkers again until Monday — that’s not true of Hawaii, which has the most bowling and softball leagues of any state in the union. — Bob Basso

Hawaii people have a greater tolerance for fairness. — Randy Perreira

I went to the Big Island of Hawaii and sat in a house on a point by the ocean. I thought about some of the amazing things I had seen recently in the industry. Two of the most spectacular were the emergence of the browser 18 months before, and Amazon.com. — Marc Benioff

The ratio of meetings to patients is probably 10 to 1: Hawaii tomorrow. Geneva and Singapore next week. — Dr. Farrar

In Hawaii, there are 50-year-old grandfathers, because they got married so early. — Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

I truly believe the brightest days lie ahead for the Great State of Hawaii. — Linda Lingle

I still consider myself a little, fat kid from Hawaii. — Robert Kiyosaki

We’re trying to hustle Sedrick’s development. The first game is not an indicative game. Hawaii doesn’t run a normal offense. — Pete Carroll

Hawaii is in a very strategic location and unfortunately that strategic location brings a great deal of marine debris to the wonderful, beautiful shores that we treasure. — Conrad Lautenbacher

We just didn’t swing the bats the way we should and we lost. We’ll be out watching Hawaii tomorrow and we’ll be pulling for them. — Kalen Pimentel

With all of the prestige and the great players that have come through UH, it’s a nice accolade to have. It’s a good feeling to be with some of the great defensive players in Hawaii history. — Alfred Reft

PBG Hawaii and Pepsi-Cola New York both embody Pepsi-Cola’s winning spirit, … These operations have delivered remarkable sales growth across our total beverage portfolio while tirelessly and generously giving back to the communities they serve. PCNA bottlers are the best in the business. These two bottlers’ results and influences on their markets stand out as the ‘best of the best’ in our system. — Dawn Hudson

We are extremely fortunate. With Leonard, we have someone with proven ability to guide our growth, and, at the same time, extend our brand within the Hawaii tourism market. — Clyde Guinn

We’re expecting at least 160 people this year. This is a life-changing experience for them … some have never been on a plane, never been in a hotel or near the water. They come as far as Alaska and Hawaii to get here. — Kathy Hoy

I grew up in Hawaii so I was outside a lot playing in the water. — Kelly Preston

Hawaii is a lovely place to let your kids run around and leave your door unlocked, but definitely this has been a wake-up call, … Maybe we need to be more private than we’ve been. — Harold Perrineau

No, but we got to hang out together in Hawaii last year. There weren’t any waves that day, so we just chilled out. And we’ve talked on the phone quite a few times. He’s such a nice guy and seems really happy to be where he’s at. — Jack Johnson

People need to enjoy themselves because that’s all they have. Many people in Hawaii are working two and three jobs, so it needs to be fun. — Bob Basso

We could fly to Hawaii right now. We could care less. We’re just so happy to be playing a Game 5 right now. — Alex Rodriguez

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

Theres nothing – theres nothing – as action-packed as Hawaii Five-O. — Michelle Borth

The Pac-10 looks forward to participating in the Hawaii Bowl. Hawaii is a wonderful destination for our student-athletes and our fans and Hawaii has an affinity with the West Coast that makes this a great fit for the Pac-10. — Tom Hansen

The sentiments in Hawaii about Washington’s failure of leadership are no different than the rest of the country. — Ed Case

I think it’s a perfect fit with her roots here in Hawaii and that fact that she has played here in the past. It’s almost like watching one of your children grow up. — Ric Clarson

When I get in the sun I get very tanned. You can’t tell me from the native fishermen in Hawaii or Mexico. — Desi Arnaz

I always say that Hawaii is the western edge of Orange County. — Paul Brewbaker

Hawaii is a model — the (Pacific) Tsunami Warning Center, excellent warning systems for hurricanes, good first-responder services. This whole level of providing assurance is important. — Walter Jamieson

Hawaii is one of the very worst states in the treatment of working poor. — Jason Levitis

We are dedicated and highly motivated to make this successful. We intend to do it by providing the people of Hawaii the highest level of service at the lowest possible cost. — Jonathan Ornstein

He’s definitely gotten better every year, but he came to us game-ready. As a freshman he didn’t play much right away. But he had a great series at Hawaii and caught fire and never cooled off. — John M. Smith

Hawaii’s the 50th state? I thought it was a suburb of Guam. — Bobby Heenan

We need to regroup and get back in the hunt. We felt like we beat a good Hawaii team last week and I still feel like we have a good team. We didn’t play particularly well today, but it’s far from over. — Jack Bicknell

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

Oregon does a lot of traveling, so they make a big deal about coming back east and they also have a number of eastern teams come out and play them. They actually had Hopkins come out and play them in Hawaii and all the girls were like, ‘We wanna go to Hawaii.’ But they definitely still get a lot of good opponents out there, so it’s very similar. — Liza Kelly

Harry Winston is a very high-scale retailer that does really well in markets like New York, San Francisco and L.A.. It’s huge that they are coming to Hawaii because it shows confidence in our market. — Stephany Sofos

You think that you can hide; you think you can lay low? I’ll roll up on your ass like Hawaii 5-0! — Busta Rhymes

Hawaii is an island state, thousands of miles from anywhere. It’s as if we are in a boat, caught in treacherous waters, needing to set sail for a better place. If I were to chart a course north, but you insisted on going south, then we would go nowhere. We would stay stuck exactly where we started. — Linda Lingle

We’re looking for people who will appreciate what Hawaii has to offer. — Jay Talwar

Being in Hawaii, it’s almost impossible not to be fit, I think. — Henry Ian Cusick

I think Hawaii is the real deal. They may be the best team going we’ll face. — Tom Peterson

I had actually been going to Hawaii for quite a while before I ever picked up the uke. I think with anything new you’re going to get more enjoyment out of it if it comes to you quickly, and the uke facilitates that. — Eddie Vedder

I thought Hawaii would be nicer than it is, … I’m dead tired after coming here. — Paul Davis

We haven’t really done a calculation on the fines or penalties, and again our focus is to really get the collection system improved, and to protect the environment out in Hawaii and to prevent future sewer spills. — Kathi Moore

He has a good eye for the player that has a lot of upside. I think UOP is kind of going to be in the same situation as Hawaii in that we’re not able to get the high school All-American player. I think he’ll be able to find players he can train who will be way better when they leave than they are when they get there. — Dave Shoji

I know I can serve Hawaii and our country well in the U.S. Senate, know we can mount a solid statewide campaign, know we have a good chance of prevailing. — Ed Case

We’re losing what Hawaii once had, but we’re moving forward to a better time. If you want a taste of Hawaii, you can have it in ways you never had before. — Alan Wong

I was in Jersey when the whole World Trade Center thing happened and I felt powerless. So, I went to Hawaii and did a surf movie. It’s kind of fluffy. — Michelle Rodriguez

Well, I had the opportunity in 1968 to attend the Mr. Hawaii contest, — Lanny Poffo

Unless FEMA has a direct line to the president, the people of Hawaii and the nation are at risk. FEMA must be restored as an independent agency. — Daniel Akaka

I was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii — Steve Case

History shows one important fact: the results of competitive special elections from Hawaii to New York are poor indicators of broader trends or future general election outcomes. — Pete Sessions

We couldn’t afford to take everybody to Hawaii, so we just brought a little Hawaii here to celebrate the nomination. — Pam Tuttle

President Obama has decided that he wants his presidential library to be in Chicago, not Hawaii. Today Hawaii’s governor said, ‘Great, who’s going to want to come to Hawaii now?’ — Conan O’Brien

I am always telling our federal agencies and contractors that if they bring work to Hawaii, they need to hire Hawaii residents. — Daniel Akaka

I wasn’t aware of that fact, but we do target the best players in Hawaii and there’s a lot of talent here. A lot of them want to stay at home and take what they accomplished in high school and do it for UH. They want to do it in front of their friends and families. — Bob Coolen

It is not only for musicians. We would have called it the Aloha Camp, but there was already a camp with that name … This camp is for anyone who is interested in Hawaii and Hawaiian culture. — Mark Nelson

He is in Hawaii and listened to the race on the cell phone. I’m sure he can be persuaded to consider going for the Derby after such a good win. — Jerry Hollendorfer

The people of Hawaii are basically ignorant. If you don’t believe it just look at me. I was elected by the morons. In any other state I would be homeless looking for a janitorial job. — Ron Menor

I met my husband, Jacob, in medical school. We married and went to live in Hawaii where his family lived. It was very beautiful, but I wasn’t used to being on an island and needed wide open spaces. Eventually we moved to Maine, New England. — Tess Gerritsen

I’ve always been under the impression that it would be such a bummer to be in a peaceful place like Hawaii or the tropics and be stressed about catching waves. — Shaun White

The history of Hawaii may be seen as a story of arrivals. — Susanna Moore

I am delighted the president has signed this bill, … Hawaii can now begin to develop alternative sources of water. — Daniel Akaka

We are pleased to see continued growth in the Hawaii financial services industry. — Nick Griffin

Hawaii is a beautiful place to bring up a family. — Henry Ian Cusick

Unfortunately, the consumer really doesn’t have any other choice. You have to pay what’s at the pump, and places like Hawaii have decided to go to the legislature and say put a cap on prices. The problem you have there is gas lines. Because companies selling fuel, they’ll simply sell it somewhere else and then you’ll have a shortage in your jurisdiction. — Matt Will

You adapt. And you learn to appreciate Hawaii even more. I’m excited for our kids. It’s great for our program that a school offered three of our kids scholarships. That means we’re headed in the right direction. — Wendell Say

He hadn’t been in Hawaii for more than about two hours. We’re disappointed, but with Rod, family comes first and family has always come first. In my opinion, he should have played in the last couple of Pro Bowls. — Bill Johnson

When people are worried about the future, they don’t take trips to Hawaii. — Linda Lingle

But anyone with any real Hawaii connection, they know exactly what it means. — Brian Norwood

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