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Hawaiian tsunami-damaged stone platform restored

Last March the tsunami that hit the Big Island, Hawaii damaged a stone platform used for worship by the ancient Hawaiians. Now, thanks to the efforts of volunteers, the platform has been restored. Ahuena Heiau, Inc. is a nonprofit organization of volunteers from West Hawaii serving as primary caretakers of the

Ancient Hawaiians farmed before Europeans arrived

Earthen berms found on the Big Island of Hawaii shows that ancient Hawaiians were farming long before Europeans arrived. The researchers unearthed the remnants of an agricultural gridwork that dates back nearly 600 years, a pattern formed by a series of earthen walls, or berms, which served as windbreaks to protect