People of Hawaii

Max Unger


Maxwell McCandless Unger is a former American football center who played in the National Football League for 10 seasons. He played college football at Oregon and was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the second round of the 2009 NFL Draft. Unger was the starting center for the Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII. Biography Max …

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Marcus Mariota

Marcus Mariota is an American football quarterback that plays for the Tennessee Titans. In 2015, he was selected second in the 2015 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Oregon from 2012 to 2014. In his 3rd year, he won the prestigious Heisman Trophy awarded to the best college football player of …

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Kelly Hu

Kelly Hu is an American actress and former model. She became Miss Teen USA in 1985 and acted as Miss Hawaii in the Miss USA pageant in 1993. Here you can read everything you need to know about Kelly Hu. Biography Kelly Ann Hu was born on February 13, 1968 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Career Hu’s …

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Nicole Scherzinger

Nicole Scherzinger

Nicole Scherzinger is an American singer, dancer, actress and writer, and is a member of the Pussycat Dolls. Biography Nicole Prescovia Elikolani Valiente Scherzinger was born on June 29, 1978 in Honolulu, Hawaii. In 1999, Scherzinger was hired by Days of the New frontman Travis Meeks to contribute as a backing vocalist to their second …

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Pierce Brosnan

Pierce Brosnan is an Irish actor and film producer. So why do we write about him in this list of Hawaiian people? Well, he became a citizen of America in 2004. Pierce Brosnon currently lives in Hawaii. As you may know, Pierce Brosnan is a successful actor most commonly known for playing the role of …

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Israel Kamakawiwo’ole

Israel Kaʻanoʻi Kamakawiwoʻole was a popular American singer. He rose to fame with his album: ‘Facing Future’; with the song “Somewhere over the Rainbow / What a Wonderful World“. This song, in which he accompanies himself on the ukulele, has also been used extensively in films including: You’ve Got Mail, Finding Forrester, Meet Joe in …

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