Sunday, March 1, 2009
Old Mākāhā adjacent to Paiko Lagoon
There are remnants of an old mākāhā at the base of Paiko Lagoon where the lagoon meets the ma kai side or start of Kuliʻouʻou Road. You can see an indentation in the old wall there and the gaps or groves in the wall where the mākāhā gate used to slide up and down.
At this time, on the opposite side of the wall, it is all filled and is ground and grassy area adjacent to the Kuliʻouʻou Kai condominium. It would be interesting to know if Kulioʻouʻou stream originally fed into this location or if there were adjacent fish stocking ponds adjacent to Paiko Lagoon in the old days. Carved into the wall is the date May 6, 1934.
Mahalo to Chris Cramer for pointing this out.