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1. Jason Momoa Jason Momoa Actor, Conan the Barbarian Born Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa in Honolulu, Hawaii, on August 1st, 1979, Jason was raised in Norwalk, Iowa by his mother. After high school, he moved to Hawaii where he landed a lead role out of thousands of hopefuls in the TV series, Baywatch (known as "Baywatch Hawaii" in its tenth season)...
2. Maggie Q Maggie Q Actress, Live Free or Die Hard Maggie Denise Quigley was born to a Polish-Irish American father (originally based in New York) and a Vietnamese mother. Her father met her mother during the Vietnam War. Maggie has two older half-siblings from her mother's previous marriage, and two older sisters. The family moved to Hawaii and settled in Mililani...
3. Nicole Kidman Nicole Kidman Actress, Moulin Rouge! Elegant redhead Nicole Kidman, known as one of Hollywood's top Australian imports, was actually born in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Australian parents Anthony (a biochemist and clinical psychologist) and Janelle (a nursing instructor) Kidman. The family moved almost immediately to Washington, D.C., where Nicole's father pursued his research on breast cancer...
4. Timothy Olyphant Timothy Olyphant Actor, Live Free or Die Hard From Timothy Olyphant's first screen appearances, such as his two-minute bit in The First Wives Club, to "Nicko", whose presence at times dwarfed the island in A Perfect Getaway, he has been a force to be reckoned with. Born in Hawaii, Timothy was raised in Modesto California. He is the son of Katherine (Gideon) and Bevan Olyphant...
5. Amanda Schull Amanda Schull Actress, Center Stage
6. Shannyn Sossamon Shannyn Sossamon Actress, A Knight's Tale Hawaiian-born but raised in Reno, Nevada, Shannyn Sossamon left her hometown the day after graduating from Galena High School in 1995 for Los Angeles to pursue dance. Shortly thereafter, and while filling in as a DJ for a friend at party, she was spotted by casting director Francine Maisler - who introduced her to Brian Helgeland and for his film A Knight's Tale...
7. Kelly Hu Kelly Hu Actress, X2 On February 13th, 1968, a girl of Chinese, English, and Hawaiian ancestry was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Her father, Herbert, was a salesman and her mother, Juanita, worked many odd jobs to help support the family. She has one older brother, Glenn. She is a former Miss Teen USA, and modeled in Japan and Italy for several months before deciding to relocate to L.A...
8. Lauren Graham Lauren Graham Actress, Bad Santa She grew up in Northern Virginia, USA (Fairfax, Arlington, and Great Falls, VA) Graduate of Langley High School, McLean, VA Graduate of Barnard College/Columbia University with a Bachelor's Degree in English. Graduate of Southern Methodist University with a Master's Degree in Acting. She was raised by a single parent...
9. Tia Carrere Tia Carrere Actress, True Lies Tia Carrere was born Althea Rae Duhinio Janairo on January 2, 1967 in Honolulu, Hawaii. While attending Sacred Hearts Academy, Tia was discovered in a Waikiki grocery store and landed the female lead in the indie movie Aloha Summer. Although her passion has always been singing (grandmother Rae took Tia to her first singing lesson at age ten)...
10. Kelly Preston Kelly Preston Actress, Jerry Maguire
11. Tahj Mowry Tahj Mowry Actor, Seventeen Again Tahj Mowry, born in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, is commonly known for playing the young prodigy on the Disney sitcom, Smart Guy. Tahj Mowry was born to Darlene Flowers, who eventually ended up managing the siblings' early-career, and Timothy Mowry, a police officer and a veteran of the war. Tahj Mowry made his acting debut at the age of four...
12. Janel Parrish Janel Parrish Actress, Bratz
13. Darin Brooks Darin Brooks Actor, It's Called Hazing, Look It Up!
14. Bette Midler Bette Midler Soundtrack, Beaches Multi Grammy Award-winning singer/comedienne/author who has also proven herself to be a very capable actress in a string of both dramatic and comedic roles, Bette Midler was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on December 1, 1945. She studied drama at the University of Hawaii and got her musical career started by performing in gay bathhouses with piano accompaniment from Barry Manilow...
15. Nicole Scherzinger Nicole Scherzinger Self, Popstars Nicole Scherzinger was born on June 29 in Honolulu, and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. While attending a performing arts high school, she won the Coca-Cola Classic Talent Contest and performed in many plays at The Actors Theatre of Louisville. She then furthered her studies majoring in theater arts at Wright State University before entering the premiere season of the WB's television show...
16. Erin Gray Erin Gray Actress, Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday Erin Gray was born on January 7, 1950 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Gray moved with her family from Hawaii to California when she was eight years old and graduated from Pacific Palisades High School. She was fifteen when a chance meeting with Nina Blanchard, head of one of Hollywood's top model agencies, convinced her what she wanted to do in life...
17. Mark Dacascos Mark Dacascos Actor, Brotherhood of the Wolf
18. Lia Marie Johnson Lia Marie Johnson Actress, Dead Things Lia was born in Wahiawa, Hawaii. She is part of a military family and has lived all over the United States including Florida and California. She has four younger sisters and a younger brother. Now that she is permanently located in Southern California she is excited to continue pursuing her acting dream.
19. Maxim Knight Maxim Knight Actor, Medeas Maxim Knight stars in TNT's hit sci-fi drama "Falling Skies." Maxim's performance earned him a Young Artist Award in 2012. At 13, Maxim has over 60 film, television, commercial & voice over credits. At the tender age of 7, Maxim booked his first feature film, starring opposite Oscar winner Melissa Leo...
20. Bruno Mars Bruno Mars Soundtrack, Friends with Benefits
21. Mageina Tovah Mageina Tovah Actress, Spider-Man 2
22. Bethany Hamilton Bethany Hamilton Self, Walking on Water Bethany Hamilton is a Hawaii native who began her surfing career at age 11. By age 13, she was an accomplished surfer and well-respected in the surfing world. She came to national attention after her left arm was bitten off by a tiger shark on October 31, 2003. She has since made a full recovery and has returned to surfing...
23. Sasha Barrese Sasha Barrese Actress, The Hangover Alexandra "Sasha" Barrese is the daughter of actress and model Katherine Barrese. Katherine was a month shy of 16-years-old when she gave birth to baby Sasha. The two lived in Maui, Hawaii and soon moved to Paris, France. There, Katherine continued to model and take Sasha to work with her. Sasha got a lot of early modeling experience by going to the photo shoots with her mom...
24. Don Stroud Don Stroud Actor, Django Unchained He's the son of Vaudeville great, Clarence Stroud, of the Stroud Twins and singer Ann McCormack, who toured the world with Frank Sinatra. Don grew up on the beach in Honolulu, Hawaii, where his stepfather, Paul Livermore, and his mother, Ann, owned and operated the popular "Embers Steak House" and nightclub where Ann performed nightly...
25. Barack Obama Barack Obama Self, By the People: The Election of Barack Obama Barack Obama was born to a white American mother, Ann Dunham, and a black Kenyan father,Barack Obama Sr., who were both young college students at the University of Hawaii. When his father left for Harvard, she and Barack stayed behind, and his father ultimately returned alone to Kenya, where he worked as a government economist...
26. Julie McCullough Julie McCullough Actress, Sharknado
27. Keiko Agena Keiko Agena Actress, Transformers: Dark of the Moon
28. James Shigeta James Shigeta Actor, Die Hard Hawaiian-born James Shigeta was, for a time, the biggest East Asian U.S. star the country had known for decades. His up-and-down career reflected the country's changing interest in films with East Asian themes, but, when called upon, he filled both A-movie starring roles and minor T.V. guest appearances with the same cool and classy style...
29. Anthony Ruivivar Anthony Ruivivar Actor, Tropic Thunder
30. Lois Lowry Lois Lowry Writer, The Giver
31. Candis Cayne Candis Cayne Actress, Stonewall Candis was born as Brendan McDaniel in Hawaii. Brendan transitioned to Candis Cayne and became one of the United States' most popular and sought-after transgender actresses. Candis first made a name for herself at the famed NYC gay hot-spot "Boy Bar", where her performances drew raves. A classically trained dancer...
32. Joanna Sotomura Joanna Sotomura Actress, Madison County
33. Kristina Anapau Kristina Anapau Actress, Black Swan Kristina Anapau is an actress on the big and small screen. Born in Hawaii, Kristina Anapau spent her youth studying classical ballet, music and theatre. She graduated from high school at the age of 15 and, that same year, began her studies at The University of Hawaii. With dreams of pursuing a professional dance career...
34. Karen Steele Karen Steele Actress, Marty Karen Steele was born on March 20, 1931, in Honolulu, Hawaii. A former cover girl and model, she was one of the most strikingly beautiful actresses to ever work in film and television. She went to the University of Hawaii and to Rollins College in Florida before gracing our film screens with her first film in 1952...
35. Carrie Ann Inaba Carrie Ann Inaba Self, 2008 Asian Excellence Awards Carrie Ann Inaba was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. She is of Japanese, Chinese, and Irish ancestry, and is the youngest of two children. Carrie Ann grew up dancing the hula (native Hawaiian dance) and other dance forms. She also played the piano and violin and sang in the choir. She attended Hanahaouli School and then Punahou School...
36. Michael Hoffman Michael Hoffman Director, One Fine Day
37. Maile Flanagan Maile Flanagan Actress, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Maile Flanagan won an Emmy for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program for Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks in 2006. She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. She lived in Bangkok, Nurnberg and Munich, and then attended Boston College. After Boston College, she was in the improv comedy troupe Every Mother's Nightmare with Wayne Wilderson...
38. Angelique Cabral Angelique Cabral Actress, Friends with Benefits
39. Destin Daniel Cretton Destin Daniel Cretton Director, Short Term 12
40. Keone Young Keone Young Actor, Men in Black 3
41. Scott Coffey Scott Coffey Actor, Mulholland Dr.
42. Heidi Swedberg Heidi Swedberg Actress, Hot Shots!
43. Jonah Ray Jonah Ray Writer, MTV Video Music Awards 2011
44. Sanoe Lake Sanoe Lake Actress, Blue Crush
45. Elle McLemore Elle McLemore Actress, At the Top of the Pyramid
46. Katija Pevec Katija Pevec Actress, Yours, Mine & Ours
47. Kellye Nakahara Kellye Nakahara Actress, Doctor Dolittle
48. Clyde Kusatsu Clyde Kusatsu Actor, American Pie
49. Tom Villard Tom Villard Actor, My Girl Thomas Louis Villard grew up in Spencerport, New York. He has two brothers and one sister. After high school, Tom attended Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania for two years. After college, he moved to New York City. There he attended the Lee Strasberg Acting Studio and The American Academy of Dramatic Arts...
50. Elliott Cho Elliott Cho Actor, Click
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