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Re: Things to see, places to stay on Oahu, roaches

Just sent a reply re: roaches. Don't know for sure, but the centipedes are probably not native either, based on the fact that the Islands are the most isolated land mass in the world. Almost anything that got there without specific human intervention arrived via the wind or the ocean currents (although I must admit that I can visualize a centipede, desperately clinging to a coconut washed up on a Hawai'ian beach!

On Thursday, January 2, 2003, at 10:33 AM, David Franzman wrote:

Cathy, cockroaches are not native to Hawaii but are the centipedes? Also
when you said:

However, you also learned to recognize that if they were big, they were
refugees from outside, and if they were small, they were breeding in your
house and you had a problem

Were you talking about the roaches or geckos?

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