People of Hawaii

Lauren Graham

Lauren Graham is an American actress and author. She is best known for her roles as Lorelai Gilmore on the television series Gilmore Girls, for which she received nominations for Screen Actors Guild, Golden Globe and Satellite Awards, and as Sarah Braverman on the NBC television drama Parenthood. Just like actor Jason Mamoa, she was …

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Bethany Hamilton

Bethany Hamilton is an American professional surfer. In 2003, she survived a shark attack in which her left arm was bitten off. Ultimately she returned to professional surfing. She wrote about her experience in the 2004 autobiography Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board. In April …

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Alessa Quizon

Alessa Quizon is an American professional surfer. She is born on January 2, 1994 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Currently she is 27 years old. Biography Alessa Qiuzon first competed in the Qualifying Series circuit in 2012 at the age of 18. That same year, she was invited as a wild card to participate in the Billabong …

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Max Holloway

Max Holloway is an American professional mixed martial artist. He currently competes in the featherweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Read more about Max Holloway here, or find out more about other people of Hawaii. Let’s start with his biography. Biography Jerome Max Keli’i Holloway was born on December 4, 1991 on Honolulu, …

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Bette Midler

Bette Midler, affectionately known as “The Divine Miss M,” is an American singer, songwriter, actress, comedian, and film producer. Born on December 1, 1945, in Honolulu, Hawaii, Midler’s career has spanned over half a century, encompassing a wide range of performances on stage, in films, and in music. Her dynamic presence and versatile talents have …

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Lois-Ann Yamanaka

Lois-Ann Yamanaka is an American poet and novelist from Hawaii. Many of her literary works are written in Hawaiian Pidgin. Also, some of her writing has dealt with controversial ethnic issues. She has done work that confronts themes of Asian American families and also the local culture of Hawaii. Biography Lois-Ann Yamanaka was born September …

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Manti Te’o

Manti Malietau Louis Teʻo is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. Te’o played college football at Notre Dame in South Bend, India. There he was a consensus All-American and received eight national awards. He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft. Biography …

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Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars, born Peter Gene Hernandez on October 8, 1985, in Honolulu, Hawaii, is a globally recognized singer, songwriter, record producer, musician, and dancer. His unique blend of pop, R&B, funk, soul, reggae, hip hop, and rock has made him one of the most versatile and popular artists of the 21st century. Some of his …

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Barack Obama

Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States, made history as the first African American to hold the nation’s highest office. Born on August 4, 1961, in Honolulu, Hawaii, Obama’s life story is one of diverse cultural and geographical influences that shaped his unique perspective and approach to leadership. A member of the Democratic …

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Ben Cayetano

Benjamin Jerome Cayetano (born November 14, 1939) is an American politician and author who served as the fifth governor of the State of Hawaii from 1994 to 2002. He’s also the first Filipino-American that served as a state governor in the United States. Biography Ben Cayetano was born on November 14, 1939 in Honolulu, Hawaii. …

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