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Menehune Ditch Kauai

Historical Landmark Claims Dwarfs Built Ancient Watercourse on Kauai There’s a historical landmark (tablet) in the town of Waimea, Kauai, issued by the Superintendent of Public Works in 1928, that states “Hawaiian Dwarfs or Brownies” built an ancient watercourse known as the Menehune Ditch. That’s right, ancient dwarfs built a walled watercourse on Kauai, according …

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Russian Fort Elizabeth Kauai

UPDATE JUNE 2022: The Russian Fort Elizabeth State Historical Park has been renamed the Paʻulaʻula State Historic Site to emphasize the location’s role in Native Hawaiian history. The remains of the Russian Fort Elizabeth, built in the early 1800s by the Russian-American Company, can still be seen at the Russian Fort Elizabeth State Historical Park. …

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