A Cultural History of Three Traditional Hawaiian Sites on the West Coast of Hawai'i Island provides an excellent resource for detailed information regarding not only Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site, but also for Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park and Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park.
Did You Know?
The British sailor John Young had a very interesting mid-life career change. In 1790 he became stranded on Hawai'i Island on his 46th birthday. He spent the next half of his life in the service of the Kamehameha dynasty and served as a high chief (ali'i nui). He went on to live to the age of 93! More...