The Puʻukoholā Heiau on Hawaiʻi Island is a sacred site in the Hawaiian culture and significant because of the role it played in the unification of the Hawaiian Kingdom. It was constructed between 1790 and 1791, when Kamehameha the Great was at a crossroads in his quest to rule and unify the Hawaiian Islands. Hoʻokuʻikahi: To Unify As One is a 1998 film that documents the 1991 ceremony marking the 200th anniversary of the consecration of the heiau.
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