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1. Jason Momoa Jason Momoa Actor, Conan the Barbarian Jason Momoa was born Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa in Honolulu, Hawaii, on August first, 1979. He is the son of Coni (Lemke), a photographer, and Joseph Momoa, a painter. His father is of Hawaiian descent and his mother has German, Irish, and North American ancestry. Jason was raised in Norwalk, Iowa by his mother...
2. 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. Kidman is the daughter of Australian parents, Janelle Ann (Glenny), a nursing instructor, and Antony David Kidman, a biochemist and clinical psychologist. She is of English, Irish...
3. Lauren Graham Lauren Graham Actress, Bad Santa Lauren Graham was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Donna Grant and Lawrence Graham, a candy industry lobbyist. Her father was from New York and her mother was from the American South, and Lauren has Irish, English, and Scottish ancestry. She grew up in Northern Virginia, USA (Fairfax, Arlington, and Great Falls...
4. Maggie Q Maggie Q Actress, Live Free or Die Hard Maggie Denise Quigley was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, to a father of Polish and Irish descent (originally based in New York) and a Vietnamese mother. Her parents met 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...
5. 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 Lyon (Gideon) and John Vernon Bevan Olyphant...
6. 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...
7. 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...
8. Kelly Preston Kelly Preston Actress, Jerry Maguire
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. Amanda Schull Amanda Schull Actress, Center Stage
11. Bette Midler Bette Midler Soundtrack, Beaches Multi Grammy Award-winning singer/comedienne/author Bette Midler has also proven herself to be a very capable actress in a string of both dramatic and comedic roles. Midler was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on December 1, 1945. She is the daughter of Ruth (Schindel), a seamstress, and Fred Midler, a painter...
12. Keiko Agena Keiko Agena Actress, Transformers: Dark of the Moon
13. 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...
14. Tahj Mowry Tahj Mowry Actor, Seventeen Again Tahj Mowry, born in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, is known for playing the young prodigy on the Disney sitcom, Smart Guy. He is the son of Darlene Renee (Flowers), who eventually ended up managing the siblings' early career, and Timothy John Mowry, a police officer and a veteran of the war. His mother is of Afro-Bahamian descent and his father...
15. Darin Brooks Darin Brooks Actor, It's Called Hazing, Look It Up!
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. Bruno Mars Bruno Mars Soundtrack, Friends with Benefits
19. Mageina Tovah Mageina Tovah Actress, Spider-Man 2
20. 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...
21. Julie McCullough Julie McCullough Actress, Sharknado
22. Angelique Cabral Angelique Cabral Actress, Friends with Benefits
23. 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...
24. 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...
25. 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...
26. Anthony Ruivivar Anthony Ruivivar Actor, Tropic Thunder
27. Heidi Swedberg Heidi Swedberg Actress, Hot Shots!
28. 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...
29. Joanna Sotomura Joanna Sotomura Actress, Madison County
30. 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...
31. Keone Young Keone Young Actor, Men in Black 3
32. Katija Pevec Katija Pevec Actress, Yours, Mine & Ours
33. 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...
34. Scott Coffey Scott Coffey Actor, Mulholland Dr.
35. Clyde Kusatsu Clyde Kusatsu Actor, American Pie
36. Elliott Cho Elliott Cho Actor, Click
37. Diana Ewing Diana Ewing Actress, The Way We Were
38. Stacy Kamano Stacy Kamano Actress, Boiling Point With a unique and exotic look, Stacy Kamano makes a stunning addition to the "Baywatch Hawaii" cast this season as local Hawaii lifeguard "Kekoa Tanaka." Since childhood, Stacy has spent considerable time behind the camera as a successful model and actress. Born and raised in Honolulu, Stacy comes from a multi-cultural background of Japanese...
39. Elle McLemore Elle McLemore Actress, At the Top of the Pyramid
40. Austin Peck Austin Peck Actor, Days of Our Lives
41. Mika Tan Mika Tan Actress, Bare Naked Desires
42. Kym Stys Kym Stys Stunts, Angel
43. Professor Toru Tanaka Professor Toru Tanaka Actor, The Running Man Built like the proverbial Patton tank, Professor Toru Tanaka was arguably the successor to Harold Sakata as the archetypal Asian henchman who possessed incredible strength, and clobbered those foolish enough to tangle with him. Born Charles Kalani, he was a successful wrestler and served for over ten years in the US Armed Forces attaining the rank of sergeant...
44. Michael O'Laskey II Michael O'Laskey II Actor, 3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain
45. Kam Fong Kam Fong Actor, Cocoon: Part 1 The Asian-American actor Kam Fong, best known for his co-starring role as Chin Ho in the original Hawaii Five-O TV series, was born Kam Tong Chun on May 27, 1918 in Honolulu, Hawaii. (The name Fong was the result of a teacher incorrectly teaching him how to write his name. The name stuck and he later took it as his legal name.) After graduating from high school...
46. Sherry Miles Sherry Miles Actress, The Velvet Vampire
47. Denise Dowse Denise Dowse Actress, Requiem for a Dream
48. Kayla Blake Kayla Blake Actress, Basic Instinct Strikingly beautiful Asian actress who made a solid impression as the effortlessly sexy, highly capable associate producer on the acclaimed series Sports Night. She has also appeared in such films as Exit to Eden and Basic Instinct. She married Robert Check at the Sniffen Farm in Kohala, Hawaii, on Sept. 28, 2002. The couple reside in El Segundo, California.
49. Israel Kamakawiwo'ole Israel Kamakawiwo'ole Soundtrack, Forgetting Sarah Marshall All Hawaii mourned, and more than 10,000 people turned out for a state funeral in honor of Israel Ka'anoi "Brudda Iz" Kamakawiwo'ole. The son of Henry Kalei'aloha Naniwa and Evangeline Leinani Kamakawiwo'ole, Israel was surrounded by music growing up; his uncle was Moe Keale, a very well-known and respected musician...
50. Tanoai Reed Tanoai Reed Stunts, The Avengers
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