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Puu O Mahuka Heiau

Haleiwa, Hawaii
County of Honolulu.
4 mi. NE of Haleiwa on HI 83
National Register Number: 66000292
Resource type: Structure.
Congressional District: HI-1 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: State Park.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 29, 1962):
The largest heiau on Oahu Island, this is a platform type luakini temple with a low-walled court. Oahu's greatest priests may have come from this district. In 1792, 3 men from Captain Vancouver's ship, HMS DAEDALUS, were believed to have been sacrificed here.


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