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An Ahupua'a Study: The 1971 Archaeological Work at Kaloko Ahupua'a North Kona, Hawai'i: Archaeology at Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park (1991)

DOCUMENT Ross Cordy. Joseph Tainter. Robert Renger. Robert Hitchcock.

In 1970, Robert Renger, then a graduate student at the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB), conducted an intensive archaeological survey in the seaward portions of a land unit (ahupua'a) called Kaloko, located in North Kana on Hawai'i Island (Fig. I). This survey was one of Hawaii's early contract archaeology projects, undertaken for Huehue Ranch, the landowner, which was then planning a development in seaward Kaloko. Eighty-nine sites were identified between the Queen Ka'abumanu...

The Archaeology of Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park

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WACC reports on survey and excavation projects at Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park, Hawaii.

The Archaeology of Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park

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WACC reports of survey and excavation projects at Pu'uhonau o Honaunau National Historical Park.

The Archaeology of Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site

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WACC documents associated with survey and excavation projects at Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site, Kawaihae, Hawaii.

Excavations at John Young's Homestead, Kawaihae, Hawaii: Archeology at Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site (1988)

DOCUMENT Paul H. Rosendahl. Laura A. Carter.

This report describes the archeological excavation of the first Western style structure in Hawai'i. The structure is one of the Western style features, Structure 2, of the John Young Homestead and is part of Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site, Kawaihae, Hawai'i island. Archeological excavation was conducted under the direction of Paul H. Rosendahl, Ph.D. in 1978. A brief summary of Kawaihae is presented through excerpts taken from visitors journals who stopped in the area during the...

Excavations at Site A-27: Archeology at Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park (1987)

DOCUMENT Edmund J. Ladd.

Site A-27, also known as the "Ancient Heiau Platform" or the "Old Heiau Site," was first proposed for study and excavation in 1963, but excavations were not funded until September, 1979. The following is the archeological excavation report. Previous work by the Bishop Museum is briefly reviewed and correlated with the present project. The work is based on the research design approved by the National Park Service (National Park Service 1977) in consultation with Bishop Museum staff and...

Hale-o-Keawe Archeological Report: Archeology at Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park (1985)

DOCUMENT Edmund J. Ladd.

This is a combined salvage, stabilization, and historical review of the Hale-o-Kea_ temple, City of Refuge National Historical Park, Honaunau, Kona, Hawaii. The historical data collected and submitted by Superintendent Russell A. Apple (1966) in a thesis for the complete restoration of the masonry platform, and the temple of the Hale-o-Keawe, are re-evaluated and analyzed for their archeological significance. (Editor's note: Russell Apple retired as Pacific Historian in 1981.) On the basis...

Ki'ilae Village Test Excavations: Archaeology at Pu'uhonua o Honaunau (1986)

DOCUMENT Edmund J. Ladd.

On July I, 1961, by Act of Congress, 180 acres of land on the Kona coast on the island of Hawaii were set aside as the City of Refuge National Historical Park. The park is nearly two miles long and a half mile wide. It runs parallel to the beautiful Pacific Ocean forming the Kona coast. Along the coast and inland are numerous archeological features: bait cups cut into solid pahoehoe by the ancient Polynesians: papamu, a type of checkerboard used in the game of konane; ancient house and grave...


DOCUMENT Linda Scott Cummings.

Site 50-10-30-10222, located within the U.S. Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA), is situated in the saddle region between Mauna Loa, Mauna Kea, and Hual̀ālai. Water-worn stones recovered at this site are interpreted to represent stones that were heated, then placed in bird abdominal cavities to cook the flesh from the inside. Two elongated water-worn basalt pebbles were submitted for protein residue analysis to determine if there is protein evidence of this practice.

Test Excavations at Sites B-105, B-107, and B-108 (1986)

DOCUMENT Edmund J. Ladd.

Covered in this one volume are three site reports for test excavations at the City of Refuge National Historical Park, Honaunau, Kona, Hawaii. Each is treated as a separate and complete report with photographic illustrations and maps, followed by a summary and discussion. Appended are two separate short papers dealing with coral, basalt, and sea urchin spine tools. Both are illustrated with pen and ink drawings of specimens in actual size. A tentative classification for all tool types...

Waugh Site, Bedford County, Virginia (1976)

Citation DOCUMENT Howard MacCord, Sr..

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Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America