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HISTORICAL LANDMARK
TERRITORY OF HAWAII

MENEHUNE DITCH
The row of hewn stones along the inner side of the road is a remnant of one wall of an ancient water-course which is said to have been made by the menehunes (hawaiian dwarfs or brownies). The stones were brought from Mokihana. There is an old saying:
“Uwa ka menehune ma
Kanaloahuluhulu (Kauai)
puoho ka manu o Kawainui (Oahu)
The shout of the menehunes at
Kanaloahuluhulu (Kauai)
startles the birds of Kawainui (Oahu).”

Tablet erected 1928
By superintendent of public works