Elena H.

Joined Kanu Hawaii Jun 8, 2009
Hometown: Hawaii Kai, HI

About me

I'm a member of the Class of 2012 at Punahou School. I've lived in Hawaii for almost my entire life.

Why I love Hawaii

I love the Aloha Spirit of Hawaii. It's not just an act for tourists, but a genuine feeling of welcome within the community. I don't think you could find the same spirit anywhere else. Hawaii mixes a combinations of cultures to become a place unlike any other. We end up with something that is truly Hawaiian that can't be found anywhere else. I've grown up not in a culture that reflects one group or another, but a culture that reflects the mixture of all groups. It has taught me to be more than just accepting of others. I've learned to embrace and grow from everyone around me.

Latest Stories shared by Elena H.

The Challenge of Being an Active Citizen Never Ends

Posted on Jun 14, 2011 | Comments 1 | Inspired 1

The Road to Pizza and Politics at the Capitol

Posted on Mar 27, 2011 | Comments 1

Reaching Citizen's Challenge 2011 on my Road to Advocacy

Posted on Jan 19, 2011 | Comments 0 | Inspired 1

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