August 11, 2015
Weekend Cultural Festival at Pu‘ukoholā Heiau Canceled as Hurricane Hilda Approaches Hawai‘i Island
Due to the heavy rain and wind forecast with the arrival of Hurricane Hilda, the 43rd annual Ho‘oku‘ikahi Establishment Day Hawaiian Cultural Festival, scheduled for this weekend, Aug. 15 and 16 at Pu‘ukoholā Heiau National Historic Site, is canceled.
August 10, 2015
Pu‘ukoholā Heiau National Historic Site closed Monday & Tuesday as staff assess damage from wildfire
Due to a brushfire that engulfed more than 4,650 acres in the Kawaihae area over the weekend, Pu‘ukoholā Heiau National Historic Site remains closed Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 10 and 11. The park could open as early as Wednesday, once firefighters finish extinguishing smoldering hot spots in the park, and park archeologists assess any damage to cultural sites.