*Heiau* (ancient temple) platform, Maui, Hawaii 1981

Childs, Iraphne R. (1981) *Heiau* (ancient temple) platform, Maui, Hawaii 1981. [Image]

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Remains of heiau, ancient Hawaiian temples constructed of lava rocks, are found today on all the Hawaiian islands. Usually rectangular, some hieauwere built directly on the ground and others were terraced platforms on which wooden and thatched sacred buildings were constructed.

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Item Type: Image
Collection: Asia-Pacific Images: 1970s-1990s
Keywords: temples; lava
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2013 13:02
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2014 19:38
Copyright Owner: Copyright Iraphne R. Childs.
CountryState or Region
United States of AmericaHawaii
URI: https://digitalcollections.qut.edu.au//id/eprint/145
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