PUU O MAHUKA HEIAU - O'AHU
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers
N 21° 38.170 W 158° 04.010
4Q E 596569 N 2392846
Quick Description: Located on the north shore town of Pupukea, this site is situated on a pali overlooking Waimea Bay. It is a national landmark and a registered state historical site. (from the website listed below)
Location: Hawaii, United States
Date Posted: 1/28/2011 7:50:37 PM
Waymark Code: WMAM8W
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39
Views: 17

Long Description:
Pu'u O Mahuka Heiau - O'ahu
From the website:
This well-preserved Heiau (temple) is the largest on O'ahu covering over 5-acres and consisting of three adjoining enclosures measuring 575 feet by 170 feet. This was considered a powerful place for the kahuna and one of two places where wives of the ancient chiefs gave birth. This heiau may also have been a site of human sacrifice. In the upper section is a raised ia a raised mound surrounded by stones that may have been a central alter. The stonework of this Heiau shows a high degree of craftsmanship, especially on the pathways.
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Marker Name: Puu O Mahuka Heiau - O'ahu

Marker Type: Roadside

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Check the type of marker: EVENT

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