Heiau, ‘Āina, Lani

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Site NUU-100 (Halekou Heiau)

Digitally-generated horizon profile of the western horizon as seen from heiau NUU-100. The horizontal bar indicates the main axial orientation of the heiau. The darker yellow lines indicate the setting paths of the sun at the December solstice (left) and June solstice (right); the lighter yellow line indicates the setting path of the sun at the equinoxes; and the blue line indicates the setting path of the Pleiades in A.D. 1600. (Graphic by Andrew Smith; colour version of Figure 8.8 in the book)


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The horizon to the NNE as viewed from the NW corner of Halekou Heiau (NUU-100). (Photo by Clive Ruggles)

  • For a site plan see figure 8.6 in the book.
  • Figure 8.7 in the book shows a basalt core tool, possibly an awl or graver, from Halekou Heiau (NUU-100).
  • For orientation data see the Additional tables page.
  • For all-round horizon profiles at this site see the All-round profiles page.

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