Photo Friday: Coconuts for Sale
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Mara Gorman on October 8, 2010 at 4:37 a.m.
I assume that these now adorn your mantel?
Tracy Burns on October 8, 2010 at 5:49 a.m.
I can just picture someones Nanna back home opening her letterbox expecting a lovely postcard and instead... a giant coconut!
Jen on October 8, 2010 at 6:07 a.m.
I am imagining look on my children's faces if we send one of these home to them when we go to Hawaii in a few weeks. They would think it is hilarious!
Resor on October 8, 2010 at 6:08 a.m.
I think this is just an adorable idea,
forget how much it will weigh, just mail it if you want to cheer-up someone. :)
jessiev on October 8, 2010 at 7:35 a.m.
i want one of those in the mail!!
Nicole on October 8, 2010 at 8:02 a.m.
Very fun! Although I wonder if the local post office agrees. :-)
Arrows Sent Forth on October 8, 2010 at 8:58 a.m.
You know you're in Hawaii when... :)
soultravelers3 on October 8, 2010 at 12:26 p.m.
I got one of those in the 50's when I was a kid and my uncle who is a dentist was based in Hawaii while in the service. I still remember it!! ;)
We are off to Hawaii next week so very excited since it is my first time!
Sophie on October 8, 2010 at 12:35 p.m.
What fun! Reminds me a bit of the coco-de-mer of the Seychelles. They're not painted, but certainly eye-catching.
Dominique on October 10, 2010 at 11:53 a.m.
I think the closest thing I've seen to these around here was the "postcard" box of dried cherries (billed as an "edible postcard") that I addressed and sent home from the Traverse City area :)
Peter West Carey on October 10, 2010 at 11:37 p.m.
I saw these many times on Maui last week, but resisted the temptation to buy. Thanks for the quick memory! :)
Alicia on October 14, 2010 at 6:39 p.m.
If you are planning to surprise your recipient then that hand painted coconut is a great idea for a mail. I have not seen anything like it yet but it seems in the picture a very unique way of sending a greeting from a dear friend or family. This is something to look forward to in Hawaii.