Right? I have two references from the net, niether mentions Hawaii.
Sand flea belongs to the family Orchestiidae, order Amphipoda. It is not an insect but and amphipod - (crustacean). The common sand flea (Orchestia agilis) is found on the Atlantic coast of the Americas and Europe.
The sand flea (Tunga penetrans) produces a unique
clinical lesion in humans. It is found in Central and
South America, equatorial Africa, and the southern