• Pu`ukohola Heiau

    Pu`ukoholā Heiau

    National Historic Site Hawai'i

Bicycling Information

U.S. Navy SEAL Mitch Hall, assigned to Naval Special Warfare Center, tests his racing bike in Kona, Hawaii one day prior to the Ironman Triathlon, Oct. 20, 2006. (DoD photo)

Every October, athletes bike through the park as part of the Ironman World Championship. (US Navy Photo)

U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ben A. Gonzales

The Island of Hawai'i is a popular place for bike riding. Those wishing to visit the Park by bike should take special precautions because of the lack of dedicated bike lanes on the Islands' narrow highways. As well, the Kohala Coast is known for its strong winds that can make biking challenging and dangerous.

Did You Know?

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...