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Puʻukoholā Heiau National Historic Site on a Thursday

Puʻukoholā Heiau is the centerpiece of this National Historic Site.  Built by Kamehameha the Great in 1790-1791 as luakini heiau, Puʻukoholā was the last major heiau built in Hawaiʻi and was dedicated to Kūkāʻilimoku. 136 more words


Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historic Park on a Sunday

With its main entrance just north of Honokōhau Harbor, Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historic Park is run by the U. S. National Park Service and offers a full day’s worth of activities.   89 more words


divest it like its hot

Yesterday, the University of Hawaiʻi voted to divest its $66 million endowment from fossil fuel companies. 25 more words

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South Kauaʻi Historic Sites on a Sunday

South Kauaʻi has several interesting places to visit if you love history.  The Spouting Horn is a lava tube blowhole about one and a half miles west of the Poʻipū traffic circle on Lāwaʻi Road in Poʻipu that spouts up to 40 feet in the air.   275 more words


West Kauaʻi Historic Sites on a Sunday

Waimea on Kauaʻi is the place that Captain James Cook first stopped in Hawaiʻi, but hundreds of years before that it was chanted that Waimea was the Polynesians first landing place in Hawaiʻi when coming from the South Pacific.   183 more words


Waimea Canyon on a Sunday

Waimea Canyon on Kauaʻi has been called “the Grand Canyon of the Pacific,” and after visiting this magical place it is easy to see why.  It is not as big as the Arizona canyon, but still impressive at 14 mile long, 1 mile wide and 3,600 feet deep. 217 more words


Limahuli Garden & Preserve on a Saturday

Limahuli Garden & Preserve (National Tropical Botanical Garden) was founded in 1976 and in 1997 was named the best botanical garden in the United States by the American Horticultural Society.   263 more words