• The Sacred Hale o Keawe Heiau Protects the Pu'uhonua

    Pu`uhonua O Hōnaunau

    National Historical Park Hawai'i

Alien Plants

Unfortunately, many plants found in the park are invading the native ecosystem, choking out the native vegetation and damaging archeological sites. The park is battling these alien invaders with pesticides, vegetation removal and out-planting native species.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

In 1778 Captain Cook visited the Kealakekua bay area and perished in a struggle with the native people over a stolen row boat.