HAWAII — A metal fence post in Hilo, Hawaii, was destroyed by the power of social media after its post on Facebook drew the ire of the local community.
The post by the Hawaii Post posted on March 6 read: “Please do not take the post as a joke.
This post is real.
We’re going to be posting more like this.
We have a very strict policy that posts in Hawaii are to be taken with caution and respect.”
The post was shared more than 400 times on Facebook, and more than 7,000 people shared it.
It has since been removed from the post on the Hawaii Posts website.
The Facebook post has since garnered more than 2,600 comments.
The Hawaii Posts Facebook page posted on Wednesday that the post was deleted after they received a complaint from a local woman.
“It is a common practice for Hawaii Post to remove posts from their Facebook page,” the post said.
“We have not received any complaints from anyone.
It is our policy that we do not remove posts or comments from our Facebook page.
We will keep this in mind as we continue to post more.
We also ask you to respect our post.”
A spokesperson for Hawaii Posts said the post had been taken down after the person contacted the Hawaii post with concerns.
The posts have been shared more times than any other posted on the Facebook page, with more than 3,000 comments.