• 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?

konane game board with lava and coral game pieces

Did you know the game of Konane is similar to checkers in the way the pieces are moved on the game board and similar to chess in that the winner is the player who is able to make the final move. Chiefs would sometimes use the game to settle disputes.