Saturday, April 27, 2013
Among the postcard perfect beaches and active volcanoes, the Big Island of Hawaii has numerous ancient archeological sites that are evidence of a thriving and structured ancient civilization. The Kona-Kohala has been the
for hundreds of years. land of Kamehameha
After the death of Chief Kalaniopuu, Kamehameha rose to power along the Kona –
and eventually included guns into his arsenal and proceeded to unify the islands under Kamehameha rule. These efforts were strategize and executed from the war temple at Pug Kohola. Visitors to the heiau can visit the shoreline where war canoes were launched toward Kohala Coast Maui to defeat Chief Kahekili.
Posted by Cassandra Hazen at 2:02 PM