Kailua Kona in Hawaii County, Hawaii — Hawaiian Island Archipelago (Pacific Ocean)
Erected 1964 by U. S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service.
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 19° 40.197′ N, 156° 1.1′ W. Marker is in Kailua Kona, Hawaii, in Hawaii County. Marker is on Kealakehe Parkway, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Off Queen Kaahumanu Highway (19) towards Honokohau Marina/Small Boat Harbor. Marker is in this post office area: Kailua Kona HI 96740, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ala Mauka Makai (approx. 0.6 miles away); A Sanctuary for Humpback Whales (approx. 0.6 miles away); Discovering Kaloko-Honokohau (approx. 0.6 miles away); Kamakahonu (approx. 2½ miles away); Kamakahonu / Kailua Pier (approx. 2½ miles away); Ahu'ena Heiau Niumalu Beach / Kailua Bay (approx. 2.6 miles away); Hulihe‘e Palace / Moku‘aikaua Church (approx. 2.6 miles away).
More about this marker. Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 29, 1962): “Because of its ideal landing places for canoes and its fishponds, the Honokohau coastal area was important to historic as well as ancient Hawaiians. This site includes ancient house sites, temples, fishponds, a toboggan slide, tombs, and scattered petroglyphs.”
Also see . . . Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park. (Submitted on December 17, 2007.)
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
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