• Pu`ukohola Heiau

    Pu`ukoholā Heiau

    National Historic Site Hawai'i


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.

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Pu'ukohola Heiau and Mailekini Heiau

There are actually three temples at Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site: Pu'ukohola Heiau, which was built by Kamehameha, Mailekini Heiau, which was converted into a fort with cannons and Hale o Kapuni Heiau, which was a temple dedicated to the worship of sharks. More...