City Dictionary - The Dictionary with Local Flavor
Search In: Hawaii Entire Site

Hawaii Taglines

  1. We're also from the States!
 
Poll
Past Words of the Day

The original name for the area now known as Roanoke. "Big Lick" got its name from an exposed portion of salt that drew wildlife to the area.

Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, or IUPUI, the acronym that inspired the not-so-flattering nickname.

Rappers will sometimes call Ft. Myers "Lil Pakistan" because of its relatively high crime rate. Although Pakistan's crime rate is low compared to industrialized countries, people in the US often get the impression that Pakistan is war-torn and crime-ridden, in all places at all times.

A person so transfixed by gambling machines that he or she becomes virtually oblivious to the rest of the world.

1. A day shift manager at a grocery store who has hilarious encounters with employees and customers. Poor Chad Vader, younger brother to Darth Vader, just doesn't relate to people.

2. Chad Vader is a character from a series of short videos produced locally by Blame Society Productions at the Willy Street Co-op. Chad Vader is younger brother to Darth Vader and works ineffectively as a day shift manager. The first episode was popularized through different social networking sites and has bee seen nearly 8 million times on Youtube.