The Story Behind Hawaii’s Most Haunted House is Beyond
The Hawaiian Islands are famous for their incredible
beaches, lush landscapes, fascinating history – and some pretty crazy ghost
stories. From haunted hotels and roads where you may encounter the paranormal,
there are countless ghosts who have decided to make the islands their permanent
residence in their afterlife. And while all of these ghost stories are
chilling, there is one haunted house, located in the Kaimuki neighborhood that
has an absolutely terrifying history.
The haunted Kaimuki House, located on the corner of 8th
and Harding on a foundation of two beds of lava rock, known to many as one of
the most haunted places on the island. The house itself looks relatively
normal, but the story behind it is anything but.
The creature said
to reside in the house is a Kasha, a man-eating ghost from Japanese folklore,
and the stories surrounding its haunting of the Kaimuki house have been
According to realhaunts.com, “Other interpretations
of this monster include a ghoul who lives around crematoriums and feeds on the
dead, and a cat-like demon from the sky who steals away bodies. However, all
three versions have one thing in common: its insatiable hunger for blood and
Many families and couples have lived in – or vacationed –
at the Kaimuki house throughout the years, only to leave due to terrifying and
The original tale tells of a young couple who moved into
the home, and their neighbors who, upon hearing loud bangs and crashes,
suspected domestic violence and called the police. When the police arrived, the
couple claimed that they were being attacked by a force they couldn’t see.
In 1942, police officers were called to the house by a
woman who kept repeating, “She’s trying to kill my children.” Upon
entering the house, the officers could do nothing more than watch in horror as
the three children were levitated, slapped and hurled across the room by an
invisible force. The incident was even featured in the local newspaper:
supposedly, a young boy detected an “odor of ghost” in the home,
enraging the kasha, and resulting in a vicious attack against the family and
law enforcement officials.
later, a young girl was reportedly attacked by an invisible force in the house.
She immediately went to hide in her car, which was parked outside, but the
spirit followed her. The account is detailed in this newspaper article, and
while many sources discuss the strangulation, we are unable to corroborate the
The original Kaimuki House, as displayed in the photo,
was torn down during the summer of 2016, and is currently in the construction
phase of a new property.