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 Flag of the Kingdom of Hawai'i was commissioned by Kamehameha the Great in 1816. Prior to that time, the British "Union Jack" was the unofficial flag of Hawai'i. Kamehameha had been given the British flag by Captain George Vancouver to commemorate an important agreement the two had made.