Kihei *heiau* remians, Maui, Hawaii 2005

Childs, Iraphne R. (2005) Kihei *heiau* remians, Maui, Hawaii 2005. [Image]

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Remains of heiau (Hawaiian temple), above Kihei, central south coast, Maui. Heiaus were constructed of lava rock, in auspicious sites, often on higher ground overlooking the coast. Rectangular in shape, the heiau had raised terraced platforms upon which were prayer towers, taboo houses and drum houses 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 RegionCity or Town
United StatesHawaiiKihei
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