On June 19, 2020 at about 10:47 a.m., Wailuku Patrol Officers were assigned to a Kahului Restaurant regarding a dead snake being found. Upon arrival, Officer’s observed a 2-foot-long snake, dead in the front parking lot.
The Hawaii Department of Agriculture was contacted and later removed the snake.
According to Department of Agriculture personnel, the snake was identified as a “Corn” snake. Corn snakes are native to the eastern United States but are also found in southern states such as Florida, and subdues its small prey by constriction. The corn snake can get as big as 6 feet. It is unknown how the snake arrived to the island.