Camera lost in Maui five years ago is washed up in TaiwanHawaii News Now


A camera that was lost in Maui in 2007 has been washed up more than 5,200 miles away in Taiwan - and the memory card is still working perfectly.

The Daily Mail reports that an employee of China Airlines found the camera resting in the sand while walking along a beach in Taiwan.

Although it was covered in barnacles and sand, the memory card was still inside - and it contained dozens of pictures taken during a diving trip in Kannapali, in August 2007.

Camera lost in Maui five years ago is washed up in TaiwanHawaii News Now


Bruce Chen, General Manager of the China Airlines Honolulu Branch is now on a mission to reunite the camera with its owner - who he believes to be a blonde woman who appears in several of the photographs.

If he can find the camera's owner, China Airlines are offering a free ticket for the them to come and collect the camera from Taiwan.

Camera lost in Maui five years ago is washed up in TaiwanHawaii News Now


Mr Chen told Hawaii News Now: "I am not sure if this lady is living in Hawaii or Mainland US. I don't know."

He is now trying his best to spread news of the camera, so that the owner can be be reunited with her long-lost holiday snaps.

Click on the image below to see some underwater images from St Kilda



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