Oct 16, 7:26 PM EDT

Maui birthday invite washes ashore in California


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PISMO BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- A Central California beach outing has turned into a mystery after a bottle turned up with an invitation to a party in Hawaii - four years ago.

David Wilson of Nipomo says he and his family went to Shell Beach on Sunday to fish but it was too rough.

Wilson lost his sandal to a wave, but it brought him something else. While feeling for the shoe, he found a plastic bottle sealed with a cork. Inside was a tattered piece of paper dated 2010 from Maui. It appears to be a hand-written invitation to a birthday party from a little girl named Safina. Her mother's name is Kim and their last name may be Woodstocker.

KEYT-TV ( http://bit.ly/1zduDWN ) says there were phone numbers on the paper but they've been disconnected.

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