Ka’u: Historical & Ecological Perspectives. How has the environment shaped human events?. Geological Stages. Ancient older domes which can still be seen at the north end of the island and form the slopes of Kohala and hills of Pahala
How has the environment shaped human events?
“Makanau and Pu’u ‘Enuhe” from which flowed the basalt found beneath the deep soil at Kamao’a and Ka Lae
“I was taken up by a great strong native dressed in a malo and tattooed from head to foot”
Ka’u Makaha (ka’u the fierce) was humiliated and many despondent
In 1820 Ka’ahumanu ordered the destruction of the Ki’i and end to the ai’kapu
The abandonment of old cultural practices, its reciprocal duties and benefits, its fixed seasons for fishing, planting, harvesting, ceremonial and warfare had a devastating impact on the people.