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Historical Markers in Kapaa, Hawaii

 
Clickable Map of Kauai County, Hawaii and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Kauai County, HI (29)  KauaiCounty(29) Kauai County (29)
Lihue is the county seat for Kauai County
1Hawaii (Kauai County), Kapaa — Houola
On Nalu Road, 0.4 miles east of Leho Drive when traveling north.
Houola (dew of life) is the name passed down from ancient times for this place at the mouth of the Wailua River. Historical accounts suggest a pu'uhonua (place of refuge) was located here where one could escape punishment and find safety . . . Map (db m65754) HM
2Hawaii (Kauai County), Kapaa — Maunakapu and Wailua RiverWailua Heritage Trail — Preserving the culture and history of the Wailua River Valley —
Near Hawaii Route 580, 1.7 miles west of Hawaii Route 56, on the left when traveling west.
The mountain ridges of Maunakapu and Nounou divided the Wailua ahupua'a into two sections. Wailua Kai, traditionally referred to as, "Wailuanuiaho'ano," encompasses about 2800 acres of land seaward. Wailua Uka is comprised of more than 17,455 acres. . . . Map (db m65795) HM
3Hawaii (Kauai County), Kapaa — Poli'auh Heiau
On Route 580, 1.4 miles west of Hawaii Route 56, on the left when traveling west.
Many generations ago, every stone was brought by hand up to this bluff from the rivers below to build this heiau (temple). A heiau was often remodeled by a new ruling ali'i (chief) and his kahuna (priest). Within . . . Map (db m65809) HM
4Hawaii (Kauai County), Kapaa — Roxy Theater1939-1992
On Kuhio Highway at Kauwila Street, on the right when traveling south on Kuhio Highway.
Roxy Square stands on the lot where the largest movie theater in the islands was built by W.A. and Agnes Scharsch Fernandez in 1939. Designed by the well-known Honolulu architect C.W. Dickey, it was modeled after the famous Roxy Theater in New York . . . Map (db m40423) HM
5Hawaii (Kauai County), Kapaa — The Kapa'a Japanese Stone Lantern (Ishidoro)Preserving the History of Kapaa’s Issei Generation
On State Highway 56, on the right when traveling north.
The 15-foot cast concrete lantern was constructed in 1915 by Kaua‘i’s first generation Japanese immigrants. As a tribute to their homeland, the lantern commemorates the 1912 coronation of Emperor Taisho. An inscription reads: “Great Japan . . . Map (db m9786) HM
6Hawaii (Kauai County), Kapaa — Wai'ale'aleWailua Heritage Trail — Preserving the culture and history of the Wailua River Valley —
Near Hawaii Route 580, 1.7 miles west of Hawaii Route 56, on the left when traveling west.
Steeped in Hawaiian oral traditions, Wai'ale'ale mountain represents the piko or navel of Kaua'i. Its peak, Kawaikini is the highest point on the island at 5,243 feet. Reputed as one of the world's wettest spots, it average 400 to 600 inches of . . . Map (db m65794) HM
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Dec. 3, 2022