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Post-A-Nut, Hoolehua Post Office

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Address: Puupeelua Ave, Molokai, HI 96729
Phone Number: 808 567 6144
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Absolutely a hoot!

One man post office run by a really nice and helpful guy. Baskets full of free coconuts to chose from and lots of different colored Sharpies furnished to decorate them with. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Jim M
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Fort Worth

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Fort Worth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One man post office run by a really nice and helpful guy. Baskets full of free coconuts to chose from and lots of different colored Sharpies furnished to decorate them with. The coconuts with milk in them are heavier but are still edible. We sent two to Texas for $16.65 each. This is the kind of touristy thing I usually... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a good experience for my 5 year old. He loved decorating his coconut. He tried to insist to write the address on his own coconut but I had to convince him to let me do it because his letters are too big. They won't fit on one side LOL. Overall it was fun.

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Thank Rick O
Orange County, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Send yourself or your friends and family a fun self-decorated coconut from Molokai. Pay postage only ($12/average size coconut). Friendly post office workers.

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San Clemente, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fellow traveler who had grandkids insisted we do this, and frankly, I thought it was going to be lame. But, when we arrived at the Post Office, the people were so nice (typical Molokai experience) and helped us get set up with pens, etc. to decorate the coconuts. We decided to send one to a snow-bound colleague in Ohio,... More 

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San Bruno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

This is a fun way to memorialize your trip to Molokai and tap into the vast experience of the postal staff. We spoke with two persons at the office and they were both very helpful with directions and knowledge of the island.

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Kapolei, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

I only did this from seeing it on trip advisor and I'm so glad we went!! What fun!! Such a unique experience you can't skip it! Be a tourist and do this!

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

A must do Decorate and send a coconut to a loved one Postmaster most charming and helpful Not an artist? Lots of samples to look at.

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Newark, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

This was one of the very first things we did in Molokai. You get a free coconut and you get to mail it out to any place in the USA. All you have to do is pay postage and decorate your coconut. I sent 3 and the coconuts got to my family before coming back home. It is fun, quirky... More 

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Thank Leticia S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Way cool to draw, paint, tattoo a real coconut. Send it to a friend and help keep a tiny little post office alive for da locals. Mahalo.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Headed here first upon arriving on Molokai for the day. They provide the coconuts for you. You decorate them (they have markers) and then you just pay the postage. Our two came to about $15 each. They were pretty large ones. They made it home to the East Coast and were sitting on our porch when we got home (6... More 

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