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This little piggy didn’t go to market … This piggy finds a home

  • Video by Dennis Oda / doda@staradvertiser.com

    Haku, a 350-plus-pound spotted pig, was headed to the market when posted for sale on Craigslist. But the lucky pig is now the first resident of the newly established Aloha Animal Sanctuary. The Kahaluu sanctuary's goal is to save animals like Haku and create a place where people can visit and connect with them.

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Animal activists Jessica Palomino, left, and Hannah Mizuno, rescued Haku the pig from becoming someone’s dinner.

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Haku, the first resident at Oahu’s first animal sanctuary, enjoys his new home, above, at Aloha Animal Sanctuary in Kahaluu.

Haku, a 350-plus-pound spotted pig, enjoys rooting in the dirt, eating bananas and papayas, and getting belly rubs. Read more

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