Ki`i Pōhaku (Stone Images)

         
  Petroglyphs have been found at 135 known archaeological sites on six of the Hawaiian Islands. The majority of the images are cupules or holes, which were used as receptacles for umbilical cords at the birth of a child to assure long life. They were also used to record the passage of traveling individuals, families or troops.

Other common images include:

Warriors     Dancer    Rainbow Man    Woman

Paddler    Canoe    Turtle     Surfer
 

 
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
         
  Petroglyphs of Hawai'i by Billingsley          Petroglyphs of the Island of Hawai`i by Hallas  
         
             
   
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