Now that you have seen this, you will always notice it.
There is a lot of speculation as to why folks in Hawaii reverse into parking stalls. Quick getaway, cramped parking stalls, expired registration…One, comment from this viral meme, was that at the beach it’s better to park backwards to minimize salt spray on your engine. And it is nicer to look at the water while drinking/eating poke on your tailgate!
A an article in at Civil Beat suggest multiple reasons, everything from the large Asian population to our laid back lifestyle.
We may never know. For now it is just one of the many things that make us unique!