US Coast Guard officials in Hawaii say fishermen have found a 4.9-metre Japanese skiff swept out to sea by last year's tsunami and brought it to Honolulu.
The Coast Guard said the crew of the fishing boat Zephyr found the small boat intact and floating about 1,290 kilometers north of Honolulu.
It said the Japanese consulate had confirmed the skiff was from the tsunami after Japanese Foreign Ministry contacted the owner. The owner didn't want it back.
Hawaii officials checked the boat for invasive species and radiation as a precaution.
The boat was the second confirmed piece of tsunami debris to arrive in Hawaii. Last month, a large blue plastic bin used to transport seafood was found floating in waters off eastern Oahu. The bin was from Fukushima.