Mail Carriers in Hawaii

In 1908, to deliver mail in the Hawaii island countryside, mail carriers had to sail on a small boat, hike for nine miles on forty miles of overhead trails, and go up Kilauea Volcano before the roads were built.

Read more about these “queer” mail carriers in “Uncle Sam’s Strange Mail Carriers.”

Los Angeles herald [microform]., September 27, 1908, Image 56
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85042462/1908-09-27/ed-1/seq-56/

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