• Pu`ukohola Heiau

    Pu`ukoholā Heiau

    National Historic Site Hawai'i

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Did You Know?

Captain James Cook, portrait by John Webber, Australian National Portrait Gallery

Many noteworthy explorers visited Pu'ukohola Heiau, including Captain Vancouver (Great Britain), Captain Kotzebue (Russia), and Captain Freycinet (France), all of whom wrote about their meetings with John Young. However, when Captain Cook visited the Island, Pu'ukohola Heiau had yet to be built. More...