• Pu`ukohola Heiau

    Pu`ukoholā Heiau

    National Historic Site Hawai'i

Photos & Multimedia

 

 

 

 
Pu`ukohola Heiau
Stops 1 & 2
Pu`ukohola Heiau
 
Mailekini Heiau
Stop 3
Mailekini Heiau
 
Blacktip Reef Shark
Stop 4
Blacktip Reef Shark
 
John Young Homestead
Stop 5
John Young Homestead
 
Pelekane (Royal Courtyard)
Stop 6
Pelekane Beach (The Royal Court)
 
Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail
Stop 7
Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail
 
Humpback Whales
Stop 8
Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary (NOAA)
 
Nature
Stop 9
Flora & Fauna
 
Visitor Center
Stop 10
Visitor Center
 

Hawaiian Heritage Words

Aloha! Want to learn a little Hawaiian? Learn some of our "Pacific Island Heritage Words" by clicking on the following:

Heiau
Kamehameha
Ho'oku'ikahi
Pohaku
Wai
Kapu

Multimedia Presentations:

  • View this slide show featuring the photography of D. Van Nest. Photographs include scenes from the Cultural Festival, harbor views, Mauna Kea, canoes, and more.

Did You Know?

Black tip reef shark just offshore

The best time to see the black tipped reef sharks at Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site is usually just after sunrise. On good days, you may see close to 20 sharks swimming in area just a couple hundred feet from the shore!