The Trust for Public Land is working to purchase Pu'ukua, to complete the permanent protection of this sacred landscape in Waimea Valley. Hi'ipaka LLC, a local nonprofit, will own and care for Pu'ukua, as it does the rest of the valley.
Since 2010, the Maunalua Fishpond Heritage Center has been stewarding the spring and the archaeological and cultural sites on the property.
The Trust for Public Land is working with partners to protect the land from development and ensure that the area's natural beauty and cultural sites will be preserved for everyone to enjoy.
The Kona Coast on the island of Hawai'i is the site of the historic battle that led to the end of the traditional kapu religious system in the early 1800s.
Nearly a half-million visitors each year come to this park on Hawai'i Island to attend demonstrations of traditional Hawaiian arts and crafts, hike a historic trail to important archeological sites associated with the highest chiefs and priests, or just soak up the atmosphere of this sacred place
Shoppers at the Costco store in the town of Hawai‘i Kai in East Honolulu might be surprised to learn that there's an environmental and cultural treasure nearby. The Hāwea heiau complex reflects the land’s cultural history in its ancient walls and petroglyphs, and agricultural terraces.
Protecting cultural sites and landscapes important to Hawaiian communities.
The transfer of Wao Kele o Puna to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs marked the first time in over 100 years that lands ceded during the overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy have been returned to Native Hawaiian ownership.
The remote northern end of the island of Moloka'i offers a modern view of an ancient culture.