19 truths about #ThanksgivingWithHawaiiFamilies that are too real
Celebrating Thanksgiving in Hawaii is almost like a whole separate holiday.
1. Thanksgiving has you switching between a fork, spoon, chopsticks and your bare hands.
2. When your mom volunteered you to go get coco puffs at Liliha Bakery this morning.
3. Other families getting dressed up to sit around a table real nicely, our family is sitting all over the floor any kine in regular clothes.
4. When you go back for seconds and no more poke already.
5. Because the house is never big enough.
When Thanksgiving dinner isn’t in the dining room, but the garage/carport #ThanksgivingWithHawaiianFamilies
— Gloria (@balancinglovely) November 26, 2015
6. When you leaving brunch on your dad’s side to go mom’s side for dinner.
7. When there’s a person you’ve never seen before.
8. When your mainland friends posting photos of turkey and cranberry on social media and you’re like “But where’s the food?”
9. When your uncles stay arguing about June Jones and they’re blocking the lomi lomi salmon.
10. When your grandma makes you say grace in Hawaiian in front everybody ‘cause you went Kamehameha and she like show you off.
11. Know which one is the kids’ fridge.
— K✨ (@bruhitzisayyuh) November 25, 2015
12. When your auntie brings out 10 pies, one representing each of your ethnicities.
13. When you all getting ready to leave but it’s taking 30 minutes.
14. When your cousins about to buss out the ʻuke.
15. Oh greaaaaat someone brought up rail…
16. When your auntie makes you a third plate and says “eat bebe you too skinny.”
17. The moment you remembered you have paddling practice tomorrow.
18. YOU KNOW WHAT THIS IS.
19. Oh, and it’s not “Thanksgiving.” It’s…