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Hawaii's Simple Pleasures, #AlohaHuffPost Style

04/05/2015 02:09 pm ET | Updated Apr 05, 2015

This Easter, our readers' #alohahuffpost photos are inspiring us to appreciate the little things in life -- to slow down and take in all that Hawaii has to offer, from a breathtaking hike to a deliciously beautiful acai bowl. After all, in Hawaii, living simple often means living well.

Hawaii residents are some of the happiest people in the nation, and its because of things like fresh air, sunshine, and quality time -- not exactly complex concepts.

Below, some of the simple (and unforgettable) pleasures you'll find in the islands.

Meeting undersea friends...

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Reaching new heights...

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Seeking clarity and strength in nature...

A photo posted by Dustin Wong (@natureformspirit) on

Experiencing the gorgeous silence of submergence...

A photo posted by Matt Heirakuji (@mattkuji) on

Finding rainbows in unexpected places...

Frolicking through sunflower fields...

A photo posted by Xyra M. (@aryx) on

Getting sand between your toes...

Watching jaw-dropping sunsets in a spectrum of hues...

A photo posted by Grand Wailea (@grandwailea) on

And above all, enjoying it all with the ones who can always put a smile on your face...

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