Mysterious white substance covers street in Pearl CityUPDATED 11:08 PM HST May 02, 2014Video Transcript
has the story. Call it soap -- suds -- or just a slippery sight... This substance stretched throughout Waimano Home Road this afternoon following some heavy showers. NATPOP "...car." But as soon as it came... It left. The foam disappeared just over an hour later -- leaving everyone wondering what happened? 4836 - 2 "IT'S HARD TO PIECE IT TOGETHER." 5330 - 3 "IT JUST LOOKED LIKE SNOW, WE DON'T KNOW." 0011 - 4 "ANY IDEA OF WHAT COULD IT BE? NO I HAVE NO IDEA." But they do know this happens often... As much as several times a week. 0004 - 4 "HAVE YOU SEEN IT BEFORE? EVERYTIME IT RAINS AND IT COMES ON YOUR CAR LIKE FOAM I LITERALLY HAVE TO WASH IT OFF." So what could it be? That's the mystery in Pearl City that everyone seems to be trying to figure out... But it's not as easy as it sounds. 5032 - 2 "I CAN NEVER FIND A TRAIL LEADING TO A HOUSE. IT'S JUST IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD." 4520 - 1 "I WAS TOO BUSY LOOKING AT ALL THE SUDS AND TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHERE IT WENT AND WHERE IT CAME FROM, NO IDEA, NO IDEA." But these residents have their own hunches... Some think the foam comes from this Board of Water Supply tank... But the Board of Water Supply says -- it doesn't... Others have different opinions. 4822 - 2 "I THINK IT'S SOAP BECAUSE IT JUST STARTS TO SUD UP EVERYTIME IT RAINS AND IN THE BEGINNING I THOUGHT IT WAS SOMEBODY SPILLING SOAP LIKE A TRUCK BUT I 'VE NEVER SEEN IT HAPPEN." 5420 - 3 "I THINK IT COULD BE THE DRIED UP SOAP, I CAN BELIEVE THAT." 0018 - 4 "WHAT IS IT? IT LOOKS LIKE SOAP. I THOUGHT MAYBE IT WAS FROM THE TREES." 5430 - 3 "TREES? I DON'T KNOW HOW THAT'S POSSIBLE." 109 - 4 "WHATEVER IT IS IT'S NOT CLEANING YOUR CAR THOUGH? NO, NO, NO, HAHAHA." We talked with a handful of other residents who also believe the foam comes from the trees that line Waimano Home Road. That's because those trees drop a lot of berries on the road and when crushed by cars and mixed with water -- it could create a foamy substance... But that's just a possibility. Let us know what you think it is by commenting on our facebook page. Teen stowaway still in Hawaii..