06/15/2014 02:58 pm ET Updated Jun 15, 2014

6 Things Hawaii's Instagram Hashtags Can Teach Us About Life

Life in Hawaii is truly something special. Take a look at the Aloha State's Instagram-savvy locals, for example.

Week after week, our editors are moved and inspired by the #alohahuffpost photos submitted by our readers. For this week's roundup, we took it one step further and included more of Hawaii's beloved hashtags (#livealoha, #luckywelivehawaii, #hawaiistagram).

The results were as expected: The HI life is a charmed life.

Below, six things that Hawaii's Instagrammers can teach us about living a wonderfully fulfilled existence:

1. The aina (land) can provide you with all the nourishment you need.

2. The Earth's natural magnificence shines bright when you look at the world with thanks and wonder.
Especially when you live in a visually stunning place like Hawaii.

3. Life is even more fascinating when you make an effort to explore.

4. Challenging yourself is one of the most rewarding things you can experience.

5. Even if it doesn't seem like it, there is always time to do more of what you love.

6. When you make relaxation one of your priorities, your quality of life will improve drastically.

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