1. Thou shalt respect the ‘Aina.
Locals tend to have a respectful relationship with Mother Earth and don’t appreciate when others pollute or harm her. Land and water are elements to be respected. Our state gem is a coral — technically a living organism. So when you’re around your girl, or anyone or thing, don’t be careless.
2. Thou shalt not correct her speech.
Pidgin is a legitimate creole in Hawaii. Correcting a girl’s grammar in the phrase: “You like go jus fo look?” is a sure way to get dumped. Also, it’s pronounced karaoke like in Japanese and “shave ice” not “snow cone”!