AAA Editor Notes
Ahu‘ena Heiau, on the grounds of the Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel near the Kailua Pier, is a temple reconstructed 1812-13 by King Kamehameha the Great. The king lived and conducted government business here until his death in 1819. Visitors may tour the grounds but not enter the temple. Lū‘au are held at the site.
Note: Heiau are culturally significant and should be treated with respect.