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The Best Hawaiian Books and Movies For Kids To Get Your Island Vibe

The Best Hawaiian Books and Movies For Kids To Get Your Island Vibe

These are the best Hawaiian books and movies to get you in the spirit of Aloha!

As part of our DIY Summer Camp For Kids At Home, we’re planning a fun Hawai’ian week! If you are looking for fun books to read with your kids or movies to watch, there are so many great options out there!

All of these are kid-friendly and will get your kids excited about Hawai’i even if they’ve never been there before! If you can’t get to the beach, or are missing your last trip to Hawaii, these are great options to enjoy until you can get there! 

Here are the best Hawai’ian books and movies that your whole family can watch and read.

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Hawai’ian Movies

1. Soul Surfer

Losing an arm won’t stop this surfer from conquering the waves!

 

2. Lilo and Stitch

A girl adopts a puppy who turns out to be an alien with a knack for getting into trouble!

 

3. Johnny Tsunami

Will this Hawai’ian surfer be able to adapt to life in.. Vermont?

 

4. Moana

The island is her home and one of her best friends in a demi-God. What could go wrong?

 

5. Rip Girls

A young girl discovers the beauty of Hawai’i.

 

6. Lava

You know Hawai’i is basically a volcano, right?

 

7. Jurassic Park

Much of Jurassic Park is actually filmed on Oahu.

 

8. Aloha, Scooby-Doo!

Of course we will follow our favorite canine detective to paradise!

 

 

Hawai’ian Books

1. Maui Hooks the Islands

This tells the story of Maui the demigod who fished the Hawai’ian Islands out of the Pacific Ocean.

 

2. Aloha Is

What does the word Aloha actually mean?

 

3. Good Night Hawai’i

A great goodnight book for toddlers.

 

4. A is for Aloha: A Hawai’i Alphabet

A great series to discover both the alphabet and the States!

 

5. Down at the Beach

A super cute book sung to the tune of ‘The Wheels On The Bus’.

 

6. Pele Finds a Home

Introduce your kids to Pele, the goddess of the Volcano.

 

7. The Goodnight Gecko

This is the story of a little gecko who doesn’t really like to go out at night.

 

8. Froggy Goes to Hawai’i

Go along with Froggy as he visits Hawai’i!

 

9. Hawaiian Ocean Lullaby

A gorgeous book to read at night to your kids before bed.

 

10. Honey Girl: The Hawai’ian Monk Seal

A sweet story about the Hawai’ian Monk Seal

 

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