Thomas G. Thrum and Kupopolo Heiau, 1905.

THRUM FINDS ANCIENT HAWAIIAN PLACE OF WORSHIP

Steps Will be Taken to Preserve the Old Ruins.

In the course of his researches in following up the story of the massacre of the men from the Daedalus, and the myth of Kaopulupulu, Mr. Thos. G. Thrum has discovered a heiau, or Hawaiian temple, of the old days whose existence has heretofore been altogether unknown to island antiquarians although it is within easy reach from one of the main traveled roads on Oahu, and it would seem might have been found long ago. The temple, moreover, is in a fair state of preservation, and with little expense could be restored and kept as a typical worshiping place of the olden time. Continue reading

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Kupopolo Heiau and more, 1906.

SEEKING MORE HEIAU DATA

Mr. T. G. Thrum hopes to set out on another heiau search on this island the early part of next week, leaving perhaps on Tuesday for Waianae to Locate and investigate the principal ancient temples of that district, and gather such data relative thereto as may be obtainable at this late date, then pass on beyond Waimea to revisit for further examination the famous heaiau of Oahu, “Puu o Mahuka,” Continue reading