Project Description

The covered island of Moku‘ula and surrounding freshwater pond of Mokuhinia is Hawai‘i’s paramount cultural site and is under restoration. Moku‘ula was the royal residence of Maui’s high chiefs since the 16th century, and where Kamehameha III ruled the Kingdom of Hawai‘i until 1845. Mokuhinia was guarded by mo‘o goddess, Kihawahine.