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Near Kailua-Kona in Hawaii County, Hawaii — Hawaiian Island Archipelago (Pacific Ocean)
 

Imu Fishing Area

 
 
Imu Fishing Area Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 29, 2017
1. Imu Fishing Area Marker
Inscription. In the shallow water flat of Ka'ūpūlehu Beach a special fishing technique was used by Hawaiians during rough water conditions. Stone piles (imu) were constructed as shelters to attract fish. These piles were then dismantled as nets were used to capture the fish as they fled.
 
Location. 19° 49.586′ N, 155° 59.737′ W. Marker is near Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, in Hawaii County. Marker can be reached from Kaupulehu Drive near Aina Kaha Place, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 72-100 Kaupulehu Drive, Kailua Kona HI 96740, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kumukea/Kumukēhu Point (here, next to this marker); Kupe'e Concentration (a few steps from this marker); Offshore Ko'a Moi (a few steps from this marker); Hawaiian Trail (a few steps from this marker); Habitation Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Waiulu Kīpuka (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Waiulu Kīpuka (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ala Loa (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kailua-Kona.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located on along a public access coastal path in front Four Season Resort Hualalai.
Imu Fishing Area Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 29, 2017
2. Imu Fishing Area Marker
The marker is on the left.
The path may be accessed via an unnamed road located on the south side of the resort. Stop at the gate and ask for a pass and instructions Kukio Beach.
The address given above is for the Four Season Resort.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 25, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 25, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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