Mailing a Coconut In Hawaii


FROM USPS BLOG: “Long-time postal employees are used to seeing unusual items in the mail stream. Live crickets, golf clubs, even a set of tires. It’s all in a day’s work. But one rural Post Office™ on the island of Molokai in Hawaii isn’t just a transit point for unusual items. It’s the point of origin of 3,000 coconuts that are mailed annually to addresses across the globe.

“Our Post-a-Nut program was created in 1991 by my predecessor, Margaret Keahi-Leary,” said Hoolehua Postmaster Gary Lam …” (click to read more)