Restoration of Hale Mana in Kona

Kamehameha home needs ti

Some 500,000 leaves are wanted to restore the roof of a building

KAILUA-KONA » The caretakers of Kamehameha the Great’s personal residence in Kailua-Kona are seeking 500,000 ti leaves to restore the roof on one of the buildings, Hale Mana.

Ahuena Heiau, a National Historic Landmark, was the center of political power in the Hawaiian Kingdom during Kamehameha’s day. Kamehameha consulted with his priests and highest advisers there. The king died on the grounds in 1819.