All About Hawaii
By Clarice B. Taylor
KOIHALA ORDERS POHAKU HANAU PAVING
The construction of Koihala’s heiau (temple) on top of the hill at Makanau in the Kau district progressed very well at first.
Food supplies were sufficient to sustain the men at the first heavy labor of quarrying the great rocks needed to build the heiau walls and to haul them to the site.
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It was a tremendous undertaking, for Koihala wished his heiau to be the biggest and best in the Kau district.
Once the great walls were in place, Koihala issued an order which brought the first grumblings. Continue reading