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> Hawaii vs. the Caribbean, why Hawaii wins
post Sep 8 2008, 02:33 PM
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This blogger thinks that Hawaii is better than the Caribbean. I've never been to Hawaii, but the Caribbean is pretty awesome, so I'm not sure I agree.

1.. The Aloha Spirit

2. Volcanoes!

3. The Climate and Terrain Diversity

4. The Food

5. The Polynesian Culture

6. Hawaii feels safer.

7. The US Dollar

Find the reasons here:

Which is better?

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post Sep 8 2008, 05:46 PM
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This is ridiculous. It's like asking which is better, an apple or an orange. They are both so different there is no comparison...or is there?

1. Whatever is the Aloha Spirit? I've been to Hawaii twice and haven't experienced it. At times it seems to be just another very expensive American state, albeit an extremely beautiful one. Maybe the Aloha Spirit was lost when the territory was annexed by the United States.
2. The Caribbean has active volcanoes (Montserrat come to mind).
3. The Caribbean has a similar climate and terrain diversity, though it can't claim snowfall that Mauna Kea can boast of.
4. To my mind the food in the Caribbean is far superior and diverse than Hawaii.
5. Obviously there is no Polynesian culture in the Caribbean, nor is there any Caribbean culture in Hawaii. Can't compare in this case. Hawaii has its Hula, the Caribbean has its Limbo, Calypso, Reggae, Soca, Merenque, Salsa, Mambo, Cha Cha, Timba, etc.....
6. This may well be true in the case of the larger islands such as Jamaica and Santo Domingo. Not so in the smaller islands, where you are a safe as anywhere in the world.
7. All the economies in the Caribbean are pegged to the US$, except the French dependencies.

I'll cede one thing though...the surfing in Hawaii just can't be compared to the wimpy waves in the Caribbean.

So I said the destinations cannot be compared, then went right ahead and compared them. White man speak with forked tongue!

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