• Pu`ukohola Heiau

    Pu`ukoholā Heiau

    National Historic Site Hawai'i

"Endless is the good that I have given you to enjoy."--Kamehameha I

How many places in America can you walk in the footsteps of a king? Where else has a stranded sailor risen up to become a great chief over an entire island? Where else can you experience the culminating event of a people, foretold from centuries past? And where else can you stand on a beach and watch as sharks pass over a submerged temple? Experience all this & much more only at Pu`ukohola Heiau!

Did You Know?

Black crowned night heron

Of the many birds that you can find at Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site, most are invasive species. The Black crowned night heron, however, has long been in Hawai'i. You will usually spot them along the shore and around the remains of the ancient fishpond.