Kapaa, Kauai, Hawaii: Human Sacrifice Temple - Holo-holo-Ku Heiau

Site of a temple that may have been used for sacrificing people to the gods; later it was used as a pig pen. It's next to some royal birthstone ruins.
Address:
Route 580, Kapaa, Kauai, HI
Directions:
Wailua River State Park, Kuhio Highway (Highway 56) then north on Route 580 for 1/10th of a mile, there's a pull-off.
Phone:
808-274-3444
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Sacrifice site.

Human Sacrifice Temple - Holo-holo-Ku Heiau

No ruins are visible, but interpretive signs on the oceanside are helpful in knowing what was here. Also you can get a brochure upon request from the state parks office in Lihue.

[Julie Mattox, 01/19/2015]

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