Necker Island in Hawaii

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Prehistoric shrine in Necker Island, Hawaii
Prehistoric shrine in Necker Island, Hawaii. / Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, Flickr / CC BY-NC 2.0
This small, remote, uninhabited island contains 33 stone shrines and many stone artifacts. Archaeologists believe that this island was used for ceremonial purposes.

This is a site of the legends. According to Hawaiian people, there was the last refuge of Menehune. These are mythical little people who lived in the Hawaiian Islands before the coming of current native people.

Location, GPS coordinates: 23.57481 N 164.69961 W
Categories: Religious architecture, Prehistoric and ancient shrines
Values: Archaeology, Visual
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars (2.5 / 5)
Where is located? Oceania, United States, Hawaii, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Necker Island

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