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Kukii Heiau
Definitionby Seth Eislund

Kukii Heiau

Located at the easternmost point of the Hawaiian Islands, Cape Kumukahi holds a special place in ancient Hawaiian mythology as this was where the gods and goddesses first arrived in the islands from Tahiti. It was here that the fire goddess...
Kukii Heiau Cairn, Hawaii
Imageby Seth Eislund

Kukii Heiau Cairn, Hawaii

This is a photo of a cairn (ahu) of the Kukii Heiau, an Ancient Hawaiian temple. The photo displays a view of the foundations of the cairn, which was built in the 15th century CE and served as a spiritual altar.
Kukii Heiau Cairn, Hawaii
Imageby Seth Eislund

Kukii Heiau Cairn, Hawaii

This is a photo of a cairn (ahu) of the Kukii Heiau, an Ancient Hawaiian temple. The photo displays a frontal view of the foundations of the cairn, which was built in the 15th century CE and served as a spiritual altar.
Kukii Heiau Wall, Hawaii
Imageby Karen Meech

Kukii Heiau Wall, Hawaii

This is a photo of one of the walls of the Kukii Heiau, an Ancient Hawaiian temple. The Kukii Heiau was built in the 15th century CE and was rebuilt in the 16th century CE.
Kukii Heiau Cairn, Front View
Imageby Seth Eislund

Kukii Heiau Cairn, Front View

This is a photo of a cairn (ahu) of the Kukii Heiau, an Ancient Hawaiian temple. The photo displays a frontal view of the foundations of the cairn, which was built in the 15th century CE and served as a spiritual altar.
The Amazing Life & Strange Death of Captain Cook: Crash Course
Videoby CrashCourse

The Amazing Life & Strange Death of Captain Cook: Crash Course

In which John Green teaches you about the life and death of one of history's great explorers, Captain James Cook of the British Navy. He charted large swaths of the Pacific ocean, laid claim to Australia and New Zealand, and died a bizarre...
Sugar & the Rise of the Plantation System
Articleby James Hancock

Sugar & the Rise of the Plantation System

From a humble beginning as a sweet treat grown in gardens, sugar cane cultivation became an economic powerhouse, and the growing demand for sugar stimulated the colonization of the New World by European powers, brought slavery to the forefront...
Hei Tiki
Articleby Kim Martins

Hei Tiki

The hei tiki is a small personal adornment, fashioned by hand from tough pounamu (New Zealand greenstone or nephrite jade), and is worn around the neck. Hei means something looped around the neck, and tiki is a generic word used throughout...
Sumo
Definitionby Mark Cartwright

Sumo

Sumo (Ozumo) is an ancient form of wrestling which has long been the national sport of Japan. Its origins go back to the Yayoi period (c. 300 BCE - c. 300 CE) and it incorporates many elements of the Shinto religion in its various rituals...
Matariki
Definitionby Kim Martins

Matariki

The Maori people of Aotearoa (New Zealand) have long observed the heliacal (pre-dawn) rising of the star cluster commonly known throughout the world as Pleiades or Messier 45 (M45), located in the constellation of Taurus. Matariki is the...