text and photos by Melany McAngus
#LuckyweliveHi has historically been attributed to sunsets, hiking, and beach pictures strewn across instagram. However, there are more dimensions to the beauty of the islands than just the earthly attributes. There is also a cultural aspect that is uniquely diverse and more easily accessible here than, arguably, anywhere else. One way to experience another culture is by visiting a place that is dedicated to specific traditions of a certain culture. The places listed below will not only give one a new appreciation for the nuances of different cultures and how they incorporate architecture into their lives, but also as a way to step into a place of history.