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'Your vacation is my home': Hawaii's residents are speaking out against tourists behaving badly

When visitors think of Hawaii and social media, they usually think of capturing the kind of images that make the state a popular hashtag on Instagram: beautiful beaches, magnificent sunsets and picturesque landscapes.

For Hawaii’s residents, it’s far different. It’s a woman proclaiming that she’s from New York as she allegedly assaults a resident of Nanakuli in western Oahu. It’s a visitor without a mask screaming and then reportedly spitting on a kupuna, a Native Hawaiian elder, in a supermarket. It’s tourists blocking highways to take photos, and reportedly refusing to move when asked.

These videos have gone viral for a reason: Many of Hawaii’s residents are rightfully upset over tourists behaving badly.

“Your vacation is my home, I live here,” Nalani Gasper, the Nanakuli resident who was reportedly assaulted by the self-proclaimed New Yorker, told KITV. “... I understand New York is very different in your ways, and that's fine. But [assault is] not, we don't do disrespect."

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