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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 Full-Text 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...

  • Archeological Investigations at Kauhako Crater, Kalaupapa National Historical Park (KALA) Makanalua Ahupua'a, Island of Moloka'i (2001)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Robert B. Rechtman. Jack David Henry.

    At the request of the National Park Service (NPS), Pacific Islands Support Office (PISO), Paul H. Rosendahl, Ph.D., Inc. (PHRI) completed an archaeological investigation of approximately 49.5 acres within Kauhako Crater, Kalaupapa National Historical Park (KALA), Moloka'i, Hawai'i. The investigation consisted of an archival background study and a surface reconnaissance of the interior of the crater. The investigation was conducted in accordance with the NPS PISO scope of work, and in compliance...

  • Excavations at John Young's Homestead, Kawaihae, Hawaii: Archeology at Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site (1988)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text 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 Full-Text 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 Full-Text 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...

  • Kalaupapa, More Than a Leprosy Settlement: Archaeology at Kalaupapa National Historical Park (1985)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Gary F. Somers.

    Summary and survey of historic and prehistoric archaeological resources at the Kalaupapa National Historic Park, Molokai, Hawaii.

  • Ki'ilae Village Test Excavations: Archaeology at Pu'uhonua o Honaunau (1986)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text 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...

  • A Settlement Pattern Analysis of a Portion of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (1987)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Thegn Ladefoged. Gary Somers. M. Melia Lane-Hamasaki.

    For six weeks in 1986 the authors conducted archaeological fieldwork in the Kalapana Extension of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii. The purposes of this project were (I) to continue the survey that had been started in 1974; (2) to fill in gaps in the 1974 survey; (3) to further document the mauka residential features that had been recorded in 1974; (4) to record the extent of damage the January, 1985, lava flow did to the area that had been surveyed in 1974; and (5) to acquire enough...

  • Test Excavations at Sites B-105, B-107, and B-108 (1986)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text 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...