• Pu`ukohola Heiau

    Pu`ukoholā Heiau

    National Historic Site Hawai'i

Pacific Islander Heritage Day 2014

Pacific Islander Day 2014

When: Saturday, April 26, 2014
Location: Visitor Center
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Fee Information: FREE

In honor of National Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2014, the park will be offering a special program celebrating the traditional Pacific Island cultures of Samoa, Micronesia, Marshall Islands, Palau, Hawaii and others. Pacific Islander Heritage Day will feature various cultural demonstrations and activities, including lauhala weaving, coconut weaving, music, games, canoe rides, dance, special presentations, traditional weapons displays, and more!

This event is being sponsored by the Hawaii Pacific Parks Association, Micronesians United - Big Island, the Univeristy of Hawaii at Hilo Pacific Islander Student Center and the Royal Order of Kamehameha - Kohala Chapter. Park Superintendent Daniel Kawaiaea invites the public to attend this free event.

Contact Name: Ben Saldua
Contact Phone Number: 808-882-7218 ext 1004
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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...