La’ie wetlands are named for Lāʻieloheloheikawai

ʻO Kihawahine Ka Moʻo Akua a Waiheʻe: Kihawahine The Dragon Goddess of Waiheʻe The La’ie wetlands are named for Lāʻieloheloheikawai, the mother of Kalāʻaiheana, who, after death, became diefied as the mo’o Goddess, Kihawahine. Read more in this exciting blog about Kihawahine by Dr. […]

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Six Main Styles of Hawaiian Fishponds

Six Main Styles of Hawaiian Fishponds. A fishpond symbolized a rich ahupua‘a (major land division), which reflected favorably on the ali‘i as well as on the people living in the ahupua‘a. There […]

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Limu needs groundwater to thrive

In Hawaiʻi, there are approximately one hundred names for kinds of limu, sixty of which can be matched with scientific names. Hundreds of species of marine algae were once found in Hawaiʻi. […]

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