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March 31, 2015

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13 Signs You're a Basic Tourist

While most of us have learned about "basic behavior" (and how to avoid it), it still seems to be as ubiquitous as a selfie stick. Which is why, in the spirit of awareness (self or otherwise), we've compiled this list of things that, if you find yourself doing them, probably make you a basic tourist.

Here's Where Bartenders Go To Get Buzzed In Honolulu

Almond Float
Lucky Belly

Hawaii's Pesticide Disclosure Bill Killed In Legislature

Hawaii Pesticides
Gary Hofheimer via Getty Images

Report Shows Honolulu VA Supervisor Manipulated Data

Honolulu Veterans Affairs
ASSOCIATED PRESS

This Is What Happiness Looks Like In One Photo

Happiness
Thomas Barwick via Getty Images

Make-A-Wish Grants 4-Year-Old's Simple Request To 'Live Comfortably' At Home

Lisa Micah
Darcy Fiero/Make-A-Wish Hawaii

Is This Charming Town Hawaii's Next Waikiki?

Lanikai Hawaii
PATRICK BAZ via Getty Images

Monsanto Advocate Says Roundup Is Safe Enough To Drink, Then Refuses To Drink It

Canal
Canal Plus

Ukulele-Playing Retirees Fight Back After Police Shut Them Down

Rebelllllls
KITV4

Hawaii's Coastal Erosion Predicted To Double By 2050, New Study Says

Waikiki Beach
Joakim Lloyd Raboff Photography via Getty Images

The Beautiful Way One Teen Photographer Is Honoring Her Father's Legacy

Amber Jon
Kickstarter/Amber Mozo

Brilliant Lego-Like Structures Serve As Building Block For Restoring Coral Reefs

Artificial Reef
Courtesy of Reef Design Lab

This Is The Shortest, Most Beautiful Road Trip You'll Ever Take

Hana Curves
Ron Dahlquist via Getty Images

Nearly $500K Spent On Honolulu Rail Travel, Records Show

Honolulu Rail Money
PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Vietnam War Veteran's Dying Wish To Visit Pearl Harbor Is Fulfilled

Pearl Harbor
Kent Nishimura via Getty Images

How Short Term Lenders Make Money Off Hawaii's Poor

Short Term
Cory Lum/Civil Beat

WHO: Weed Killer Produced By Monsanto Is Probably Carcinogenic

Glyphosate
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Surprise Finding Adds To Health Worries Over Ocean Plastic

Microbeads
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Is It Time To Take Green Sea Turtles Off Threatened Species List?

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Bob Abraham via Getty Images

Animals At 'Gunpoint' Posters Will Make You Rethink Your Next Purchase

Surfrider 1
Surfrider Foundation

Behind The Scenes Of The Doomed Ching Nomination

Chamber
Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Vanuatu Islanders Running Out Of Food, Water After Cyclone

Vanuatu
Pool via Getty Images

5 Reasons America Became Obsessed With Hawaii In The 1960s

Elvis Blue Hawaii
Michael Ochs Archives via Getty Images

Humans Killed Nearly 3 Million Whales In The 20th Century

Whale Hunting
Arctic-Images via Getty Images

31 Ways Hawaii Really Outdid Itself

King Obama
Instagram/heysteeevo

Here's Why Everybody Parks 'Front Wheels Out' In Hawaii

Reverse Parking Hawaii
Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Bethany Hamilton Is 6 Months Pregnant, Stoked And Still Surfing

Bethham_board
Instagram/Bethany Hamilton

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This 'Sea Organ' Uses Wind And Waves To Create Enchanting Harmonies

Ocean
Kim Westerskov via Getty Images

Bikini-Clad Britney Spends Spring Break With Her Sons

Britney
Twitter

Who Is Soo Joo Park, The New Face Of L'Oreal Paris?

Soo Joo Park
Kirstin Sinclair via Getty Images

13 Signs You're A Basic Tourist

Tourists
gpointstudio

Amber Rose Forgot To Bring The Majority Of Her Swimsuit To The Beach

Amber Rose
Gregg DeGuire via Getty Images

Miss Universe Japan Faces Criticism That She Is Not Japanese Enough

Japan
Instagram.com/missuniversejapan

11 Facts That Prove Seahorses Are Super Fascinating Fish

Seahorse Camouflage
Stephen Frink via Getty Images

Aerial Video Reveals Massive Swarm Of Sharks

Shark Frenzy
YouTube

Whatever Happened To Tia Carrere Of 'Wayne's World'?

Tia Carrere In Waynes World
Paramount/Photofest

These Mermaids Are Trying To Save Our Oceans

Red Roses Mermaid
Project Mermaid

Recognize The Importance (And Beauty) Of H2O In Honor Of World Water Day

Wata

7 Reasons Hawaii Instagrammers Are The Best Instagrammers

On Top
Instagram/angie_hawaii