Molokini’s Father, Pu‘u hele, No Longer Watches Over Her

Mike Severns Diving Maui - History/Events, Uncategorized 1 Comment

Molokini Islet Molokini is a crescent-shaped islet a few miles off the southwest coast of Maui. Possibly the earliest written account of legends relating to the origin of Molokini Islet was by Jos. K. Kahele Jr. in the mid-1800s. It was later translated into English and published posthumously by A. Fornander in 1919. Mr. Kahele tells of a young lizard …