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Seemingly unusual Shipping issue


Kava Enthusiast
I got that familiar status : "Shipping Label Created, USPS Awaiting Item", which I know has happened to others.
I don't mean to be redundant, but there's a few unique things about this order.
First, mine has been on that status for much longer than the other people. It's had that same status, on the verge of a week now.

The other unusual thing is, that in the past I've gotten an email receipt from GHK. But this time, I only received a receipt from Paypal - not GHK
Also I read in other threads that Chris said there should be a 4 digit Invoice number. I did not get that, either.
The paypal receipt did provide me with a Tracking Number, which has been on that status for about a week.

So, all things considered, it seems something unusual is happening, but I can't figure what it might be

Any ideas ?
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Kava Enthusiast
One can assume that parcels from ghk is delivered to post office at Mondays so if you had placed your order at a Monday af the trip to the post office you will have to wait another week. That's how island time works :)

Ya know, that's a really good thought, and I actually considered exactly that.
However - I did some research and calculations, to make sure I was responding accordingly.

And found another thread (still on this page) where a guy had the same issue, with that lingering status - he said he ordered on June 3rd, 2022, which is a Friday.
Then posted on June 7th, a Tuesday, that it still said "awaiting item". So that order passed through a Monday entirely.
So, between my order and his order combined, as they overlapped, they fully "covered" all 7 days of the week without that status change occurring. Hence, my concern.

Anyway, it's all good. I'm just sayin all that, to show I wasn't over-reacting, since I did do research.
I love me some GHK and some Chris. I'm sure there's a good reason for this, like maybe the USPS delay in scanning, or delay in their system updating it after the scan.
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Kava Enthusiast
Don't worry, pretty much all orders from Hawai'i follow this trend, except in the case of ordering fresh frozen kava, then your "Overnight delivery" will become something like a few days to get in the mail and then a few days in the mail.


Kava Curious
Not to go off topic but I get USPS updates a couple days after I place an order and they say it will take a week or so and then it magically appears the very next day and a week early like it enters a portal and into my mailbox. But I don't think this applies to GHK unless they have some other warehouse in the mainland.
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