Oahu's nightmare - Kaimuki House
This is the famous haunted Kaimuki House, that was located on the corner of 8th and Harding. A simple house but the story behind it is anything but. There is a demon creature said to live in the house, a Kasha, a corpse eating demon of Japanese folklore. Seems unreasonable in todays age but some of the stories have been documented in police reports and by local newspapers.
The first reported incident was in 1942. The police were called to the house by a woman who kept repeating "She’s trying to kill my children." Upon entering the house, the officers watch in horror as the three children were hurled across the room by an invisible force. The police were unable to stop it and watched for an hour with the children were choked and beaten. According to the local newspaper a boy detected an "odor of ghost" in the home, which enraging the kasha, and resulting in the vicious attack. Since this was witnessed by the police it is believed to be true.
Years later, three women were living in the house. One night something grabbed the arm of one of them and frightening them enough to call the police. After telling the police the story the women asked if he could follow them as they drove over to one of their mothers house to stay the night. Before long the women pulled off the road and the police followed only to see the women struggling with an invisible force which was choking one of them. When the police trying to help he was pushed off and held away by "a large callused hand". He finally managed to pull her out and into his car but couldn't leave because none of the cars would start. When the woman returned to the car with her friends both cars started without any trouble.
The policeman again followed them out of the parking lot and watching in horror as the door was ripped off their car and the choking victim thrown from the car. By the time any of them were able to reach her she was dead.
There are also two un-proven stories about the house. One about a father who killed his two children and wife. The wife and son’s bodies were buried in the backyard, but the daughter was never found. Presumably the corpse eating Kasha ate her body.
The second story is about a couple living in the house. The woman was having an affair with another woman and when the man discovered her secret, he killed her, her girlfriend and himself at the Kaimuki house.
The original Kaimuki House shown on the photo at the top was torn down during the summer of 2016.
Part time Maui resident sharing my Kihei condo with guests when I'm staying in my mainland home.