• Kaloko fishpond wall is over 800 ft long and spans a natural cove

    Kaloko-Honokōhau

    National Historical Park Hawai'i

History & Culture

Look out across the stark and barren landscape stretching out before you. Although seemingly inhospitable, Hawaiian settlements thrived here for many years. Surrounding you are the clues that tell the story of how the people that once lived here raised crops, harvested from the sea and practiced their religion.

Did You Know?

Hawaiian man building a rock wall

Did you know in Hawaii, stones played an important role in everyday life. They were used for tools, cooking, and building walls and religious structures.