Today Show: Jack Johnson, Jake Shimabukuro, & Neil Abercrombie

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Today Show: May 20 2013

On Today Show May 20 2013, the crew went to Hawaii to give us tours of Waikiki Beach, talked about the island’s elemental diversity, showed us some local celebrities like Nick Selway and Jack Johnson, and introduced America to the Hawaii’s governor, Neil Abercrombie.

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Today Show: Jack Johnson, Jake Shimabukuro, & Neil Abercrombie

Jack Johnson explained his love for Hawaii on Today Show May 20 1013. (Daniel DeSlover / Shutterstock.com)

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They started out Today Show May 2013 with some trending topics in America, such as Taylor Swift’s sweep at the Billboard Awards and talked about Yahoo!’s potential purchase of social media site Tumblr.

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Today: Waikiki Beach, Hawaii Volcanic Activity & Nick Selway Photos

Taking us on a themed tour of the Hawaiian islands like Maui and Kaua, the crew showed us each island’s geographical and cultural trademarks, and introduced us to some celebrities that came from them.

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Today: Waikiki Beach, Hawaii Volcanic Activity & Nick Selway Photos

Today: Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie, Hula Dancing & Conch Horn

The Today Show cast was welcomed to Hawaii by Governor Neil Abercrombie, learned a little about Hula dancing and how to use a conch horn, and then feasted on a genuine Hawaiian luau.

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The Today Show showed us some fashion with some Hawaiian flavor.

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Today Show: Jack Johnson’s Kokua Hawaii Foundation & Jake Shimabukuro

Performer Jack Johnson, who grew up in and now lives in Hawaii with his family, talks about how it inspires his music, his love for nature, and his Kokua Hawaii Foundation. To end the show, famed ukulele player Jake Shimabukuro showed us just why he is called “the Jimmy Hendrix of the ukulele.”

Today Show: Jack Johnson’s Kokua Hawaii Foundation & Jake Shimabukuro

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