The fire goddess of Hawaii is said to be extremely possessive and vengeful. The lava that is found on the islands is said to be seen as Pele's children. Anyone who takes a coral, rocks, or sand (regardless of if they are aware of the curse) is plagued with bad luck until they return whatever it is that they have taken.
The story of the Black Volga is an urban legend where the vehicle would supposedly kidnap children and other undesirables to be dispatched or harvested by a group of shadowy government agents or entities.
There has been a new sighting of a small humanoid like cryptid in the Indonesian jungle. It is believed to be the legendary Orang Pendek, a race of diminutive, hobbit like bipeds that lived along side man thousands of years ago.