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Post-a-nut, Hoolehua Post Office at Molokai

Post-a-nut, Hoolehua Post Office at Molokai, Hawaii has a novel way of sending your loved ones back home a postcard. Instead of a traditional piece of paper, Post-a-nut, Hoolehua Post Office supplies you with a dried coconut. Just write the address information, pay for postage, and Post-a-nut, Hoolehua Post Office will do the rest. Send friends and family a unique greeting they will not forget. While you are there, don’t forget to visit the Molokai mule ride, a three mile switchback trail down from the top of the world’s tallest sea cliff.

Maloo Bay is a premier beach site for surfing, snorkeling, and swimming. The Fish Rain dive site offers a spectacular underwater adventure for the more advanced divers. Molokai remains one of the least commercialized areas on the Hawaii islands, offering visitors a look back to the turn of the century before the tourist industry really started booming. Visitors can stay at the Molokai Ranch, a semi-permanent tentalow style camping or in the small resort located at the Ranch.

What to expect:
The Post-a-nut Hoolehua Post Office supplies you with a free Molokai coconut to mail. You may want to bring a sharpie or some type of felt tip marker to write your message on your coconut. The post office is only open during the weekday so plan your outing there accordingly. Molokai does not have much in the way of a tourist type industry, but it has a lot to offer those who desire adventure in the great outdoors or to escape from it all.

Average costs:
The coconut is free. Postage varies depending on where you are sending your coconut too. Expect to spend more than four dollars in postage per coconut.

How to get there:
Located approximately a half mile from the Molokai airport on Puu Peela Avenue, it is well within easy walking distance for the visitor.

Hours of operation
The post office is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. then again from 12:30 until 4:30 p.m. It is closed on weekends.