Kailua-Kona in Hawaii County, Hawaii — Hawaiian Island Archipelago (Pacific Ocean)
Kaloko-Honokohau National Historic Park
The park is a window into which you glimpse the lives of generations of Hawaiians, on the land where they lived. It is also a door to creating a future where traditional values of Hawaiian people can flourish. (Inscription below the photo on the far left) The Hawaiian people are the real treasures of Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park. Not only will traditional ideas, values, skills, and art forms be preserved, but here they can thrive.
(Inscription below the photo in the center left)
The fishpond walls are tangible..evidence of the connection between people, land, and the sea. Made of stone, built in the ocean; providing for commoner, and chief alike, the fishponds embody the spirit of Hawaii and Hawaiians.
(Inscription below the photo in center right)
Honu (Hawaiian green sea-turtles) rest and feed in the same shallow waters that ancient Hawaiians modified to attract and keep fish. The homi link the ancient Hawaiian concept of machoma-aina (care of the land) to today.
Erected by National Park Service-United States Department of the Interior.
Location. 19° 40.716′ N, 156° 1.302′ W. Marker is in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, in Hawaii County. Marker is on Queen Kaahumanu Highway (SR 19). Touch for map. The marker is near the Visitor Center. 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ala Mauka Makai (here, next to this marker); A Sanctuary for Humpback Whales (here, next to this marker); Honokohau Settlement (approx. 0.6 miles away); Kamakahonu (approx. 3.1 miles away); Kamakahonu / Kailua Pier (approx. 3.1 miles away); Ahu'ena Heiau Niumalu Beach / Kailua Bay (approx. 3.2 miles away); Hulihe‘e Palace / Moku‘aikaua Church (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kailua-Kona.
Also see . . . Kaloko-Honokohau National Historic Park - NPS. (Submitted on March 2, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 26, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 327 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 26, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.