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The Mysterious Reason Tourists Keep Mailing Rocks Back To Hawaii

When Alton Uyetake arrived at his desk at Hawaii’s Hilo Post Office on Wednesday, he found an envelope addressed only to the United States Postal Service in Hawaii. It was sent from Cleveland, Ohio but had no return address or name. The envelope contained a note that read, “Please return to the beach,” along with a plastic bag filled with sand and sea shells. Uyetake, the Hilo postmaster, has received many similar packages from tourists during his two decades-long career with the Postal Service.
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