{ 5. } Heiau Hoouluia
(hay-ow ho-o-u-lu ee-aH) “Fishing Temple”
Likely created by humans, this site is thought to have been a place of worship where fish were offered to Keoniloa, the god of the sea, to ensure good fishing. In the past, there were usually two grass huts upon a heiau; one for offerings and one as living quarters for the kupuna or elderly person watching over the grounds. This site is so ancient that its true name has been forgotten, thus the generic title of “fishing temple.”
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