Hawaii has been ranked the happiest state in America, according to the annual Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index. This is the 4th year in a row for this ranking. Of the six categories, life evaluation, emotional health, work environment, healthy behaviors, physical health, and basic access, Hawaii ranked #1 in the first three and #2 in the next two.
I've lived in 3 states and found happiness in all, especially in the summer months. Advantages In Hawaii are that we have summer months all year long, the aloha spirit prevails, and both mountains & ocean waves are never far away.
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