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Mookini Heiau

Hawi, Hawaii
County of Hawaii.
National Register Number: 66000284
Resource type: Structure.
The threat level was Priority3 in
1998.
Congressional District: HI-2 Certified Local Government: NO
Current use/information: Lapakahi State Park.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 29, 1962):
Massive luakini temple platform with an open, stone-paved court. One of the most important traditional sites in Hawaii through its association with the legendary Polynesian priest Paao who introduced new religious and social concepts to the islands about A.D. 1275.


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