Pu'ukohola, rising above the ocean on the northwest coast of the island of Hawaii is one of the few remaining heiaus, or temples, left from the early days of Hawaiian civilization. This particular temple was built by King Kamehameha I—the first Hawaiian king to unite the tribes throughout the islands under one ruler—in the late 18th century.
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