Puna-Ka‘u Historic District

Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii

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SHPD Historic Site Number

National Historic District
National Register of Historic Places


Within the Puna-Ka‘u Historic District, there are recorded over 300 sites, including village complexes, temple sites, cave shelters, petroglyph fields, and coastal trails. The human occupation of the Puna-Ka‘u district, as nearly as can be determined, covers a span of nearly 600 years and is represented by a variety of archeological-historical remains, from the prehistoric fishing-farming, later goat-cattle ranching, through the pulu harvesting periods.

This list of Hawaii’s historic properties is provided as a public service by Historic Hawaii Foundation. It is not the official list of properties designated on the Hawaii State Register of Historic Places. For official designations and determinations of eligibility, contact the State Historic Preservation Division of the Department of Land and Natural Resources of the State of Hawaii at 808-692-8015.

2017-04-21T01:01:36+00:00 June 23rd, 2014|Categories: Historic Properties|Tags: , |