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Signs of Hawaiian Life around the world, Dec. 29

  • Kailua resident Mary Brennan posed in front of Ono Kine Grindz in Wauwatosa, Wis. The Hawaiian deli and market catered her niece’s bridal shower in June. Photo by the market’s co-owner 
David Lau.

    Kailua resident Mary Brennan posed in front of Ono Kine Grindz in Wauwatosa, Wis. The Hawaiian deli and market catered her niece’s bridal shower in June. Photo by the market’s co-owner David Lau.

  • Amie Murray found the Wiki Wiki train while visiting Noumea, New Caledonia. Photo by Ford Murray.

    Amie Murray found the Wiki Wiki train while visiting Noumea, New Caledonia. Photo by Ford Murray.

  • Mililani resident Bill Roome spotted Cafe Hawaii
after completing a four-day kayak/camping trip near Stockholm in late July. Photo by Bjoron 
Johansson.

    Mililani resident Bill Roome spotted Cafe Hawaii after completing a four-day kayak/camping trip near Stockholm in late July. Photo by Bjoron Johansson.

  • Karin Rombang-Matsushita and Erin Matsushita stopped in front of the Maika’i Original Hawaiian Poke shop in Bratislava, Slovakia, in June. Photo by Earl Matsushita.

    Karin Rombang-Matsushita and Erin Matsushita stopped in front of the Maika’i Original Hawaiian Poke shop in Bratislava, Slovakia, in June. Photo by Earl Matsushita.

  • While on a trip to Singapore with her mother in August, 7-year-old Ariana Ma spotted Aloha Poke. Photo by Ellis Natalie.

    While on a trip to Singapore with her mother in August, 7-year-old Ariana Ma spotted Aloha Poke. Photo by Ellis Natalie.

  • While driving on East Charleston Boulevard in Las Vegas in May, Stan Sano spotted North Honolulu Street.

    While driving on East Charleston Boulevard in Las Vegas in May, Stan Sano spotted North Honolulu Street.

  • Phoebe Fox found the Aloha Cafe coffee shop in Paris in March. Photo by Colette Fox.

    Phoebe Fox found the Aloha Cafe coffee shop in Paris in March. Photo by Colette Fox.

  • Jonathan Jaffe took a selfie in front of Kawaii poke restaurant in Tel Aviv, Israel, in July.

    Jonathan Jaffe took a selfie in front of Kawaii poke restaurant in Tel Aviv, Israel, in July.

  • While on a trip to Cape Town, South Africa, in July, the Funasakis (from left, Kimberly, Sabina, Kendall, 
Kepler and Todd 
Funasaki) stumbled across Kauai restaurant. Friend Annika 
Bonwetsch took the opportunity to photobomb them. Photo by Annette Bonwetsch.

    While on a trip to Cape Town, South Africa, in July, the Funasakis (from left, Kimberly, Sabina, Kendall, Kepler and Todd Funasaki) stumbled across Kauai restaurant. Friend Annika Bonwetsch took the opportunity to photobomb them. Photo by Annette Bonwetsch.

  • In July, Les Morishige, from left, Val Okihara, Daisy Ishihara and Jan Toshikiyo found “poke bols” in the Vieux-Quebec neighborhood of Quebec City. Photo by Chris Taylor.

    In July, Les Morishige, from left, Val Okihara, Daisy Ishihara and Jan Toshikiyo found “poke bols” in the Vieux-Quebec neighborhood of Quebec City. Photo by Chris Taylor.

  • 20191229 Clarence Izuo Kaleo Florence Italy.JPG On a three-week summertime trip to Europe, Clarence Izuo of Kaneohe discovered Kaleo Art Caffe in Florence, Italy. Photo by Cecelia Izuo.

    20191229 Clarence Izuo Kaleo Florence Italy.JPG On a three-week summertime trip to Europe, Clarence Izuo of Kaneohe discovered Kaleo Art Caffe in Florence, Italy. Photo by Cecelia Izuo.

  • Three doors down from their hotel in Paris, Nyah, from left, Noah and Rosemary Manuel found the Hawaiian Poke restaurant in June. They were celebrating Nyah’s graduation from Punahou School, along with her 18th birthday. Photo by Dennis Manuel.

    Three doors down from their hotel in Paris, Nyah, from left, Noah and Rosemary Manuel found the Hawaiian Poke restaurant in June. They were celebrating Nyah’s graduation from Punahou School, along with her 18th birthday. Photo by Dennis Manuel.

  • During a family trip to Europe in June, Pearl City resident Erica Machida came across Bar Hawaiano Kahala in Barcelona, Spain. Photo by Julene Machida.

    During a family trip to Europe in June, Pearl City resident Erica Machida came across Bar Hawaiano Kahala in Barcelona, Spain. Photo by Julene Machida.

  • Laura Noda found some signs of home outside the Aloha Espresso Bar in Montreal, in June. Photo by Lonny Carlile.

    Laura Noda found some signs of home outside the Aloha Espresso Bar in Montreal, in June. Photo by Lonny Carlile.

  • While in Berlin in July, Mike Sitch, at left, discovered the Poke Pelelina restaurant. He is pictured with restaurant partners Laura Ecker and Alessandro Tassone. Photo by Julia Sitch.

    While in Berlin in July, Mike Sitch, at left, discovered the Poke Pelelina restaurant. He is pictured with restaurant partners Laura Ecker and Alessandro Tassone. Photo by Julia Sitch.

  • Van Rimando enjoyed an acai bowl from Moku Bowls in Lahaska, Penn., in July. Photo by Marlon Rimando.

    Van Rimando enjoyed an acai bowl from Moku Bowls in Lahaska, Penn., in July. Photo by Marlon Rimando.

  • During one of the stops on a Baltic Sea cruise in June, Kapolei resident Newton Sakamoto stopped at this snack shop in Warnemunde, Germany. Photo by Caitlin Sakamoto.

    During one of the stops on a Baltic Sea cruise in June, Kapolei resident Newton Sakamoto stopped at this snack shop in Warnemunde, Germany. Photo by Caitlin Sakamoto.

  • In August, Ryan Lau found the Kua ‘Aina restaurant while touring the Soho district of London. Photo by Connie Huang.

    In August, Ryan Lau found the Kua ‘Aina restaurant while touring the Soho district of London. Photo by Connie Huang.

  • In April, Allen Sumabat found the Aloha Hostel Siargao on Siargao Island in the Philippines. Photo by David Gallermo.

    In April, Allen Sumabat found the Aloha Hostel Siargao on Siargao Island in the Philippines. Photo by David Gallermo.

Throughout the year we receive a multitude of photos from Star-Advertiser readers who capture reminders of the Aloha State as they travel around the globe. Read more

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