Ahupua`a Fishponds and Lo`i

Ahupua`a Fishponds and Lo`i

The Hawaiian system of land use allowed access to all resources in the ahupua‘a, a land division that stretched from mountain to sea. Within the ahupua‘a, highly specialized technologies such as fishponds and lo‘i kalo (taro gardens) ensured an abundance of food.

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Ahupua`a Fishponds and Lo`i
  • Ahupua`a Fishponds and Lo`i

    The Hawaiian system of land use allowed access to all resources in the ahupua‘a, a land division that stretched from mountain to sea. Within the ahupua‘a, highly specialized technologies such as fishponds andlo‘i kalo (taro gardens) ensured an abundance of food.