Media Resources for Hawaii

If someone from Iceland, Ghana, or Oman were to visit you in the States, wouldn’t you want them to understand some things about your culture before they arrived?

From popular culture, movies, YouTube videos, articles, blog posts, and travel guides, we can derive culture, cultural context and clues. We encourage you to do this as you prepare to visit someone else’s home country! Here’s a list of resources that may help you understand your host culture and ease the transition between home and host countries:

Recommended Books and Guides:
Lonely Planet
Diversity Abroad
Travel and Leisure
Trip Advisor #CISabroadtip: check out their smartphone app too!
Amazon Top 10 Best Sellers about Hawaii

Recommended Videos and Movies:


“Local Information”:
Check out the and search for blogs about Hawai’i! – Hawaii radio stations
Newspapers: The Star Advertiser, Midweek

Social Media Sites for visual candy and helpful tips for exploring Hawaii:
Instagram Accounts That Will Make You Want to Move to Hawaii
Hawaii on Pinterest