Kohala Historical Sites State Monument

Kohala Historical Sites State Monument


Location:On a coastal dirt road off Upolu Airport road from Akoni Pule Highway (Highway 270), 1.6 miles from Upolu Airport.
Facilities:Historic sites.
Special Features:Two sites are located here: the Mookini Heiau, a National Historic Landmark that is one of the most famous sacrificial temples on the island; and the Kamehameha I Birthsite, a memorial to Hawaii's greatest king,who united all the island chiefdoms into a kingdom.
Address:c/o Hawaii District Office
PO Box 936
Hilo, HI 96721

Phone:808-974-6200
Web: www.hawaii.gov/dlnr/dsp/hawaii.html
Size: 6.7 acres.

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Kohala Historical Sites State Monument, off Highway 270 near `Upolu Airport, includes Mo`okini Heiau, the most famous ancient sacrificial heiau (temple) in the state, and Kamehameha's Birthplace, a memorial to the 18th-century chief who united the islands under one rule.