Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park on the island of Hawaiʻi has a fascinating history related to its unique geological setting. Here are some reports and websites that can help students understand the importance of the park.
- Fred Cachola Interview: The Beginnings – This video is an introduction to the creation of Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historic Park as told by an elder who helped get it established in 1978.
- Fred Cachola Interview: Cultural Center – In this video, Uncle Fred shares how the fishponds were restored and how that knowledge and cultural heritage is passed on to new generations.
- The Spirit of Kaloko-Honokōhau – This document is the proposal for establishing the park that was submitted to the Department of the Interior in 1974.
- Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park – This is the park’s website.
- Kaloko-Honokōhau – This is the park’s official brochure.
- Kaloko-Honokōhau Groundwater Flyer – This flyer explains the Hualalai Aquifer Sector that the park is a part of.
- Geologic Resources Inventory Report of Kaloko-Honokōhau – Park specific geologic issues, geologic features and processes, a brief geologic history, and a map unit properties table that identifies and describes the resource characteristics of map units in the park area, are included in this report.
For more information, contact: Andrew Warnock