Puukohola Heiau National Historic Site

Rank: 210

Park Description

How many places in America can you walk in the footsteps of a king? Where else has a stranded sailor risen up to become a great chief over an entire island? Where else can you experience the culminating event of a people, foretold from centuries past? And where else can you stand on a beach and watch as sharks pass over a submerged temple? Experience all this & much more only at Pu`ukohola Heiau!

Park Address

Superintendent 62-3601 Kawaihae Road

Kawaihae, HI, 96743

Puukohola Heiau National Historic Site Activites

FISHING

HIKING

WILDLIFE VIEWING

SWIMMING


Species in Puukohola Heiau National Historic Site by Category

Here you can look up all the species found in Puukohola Heiau National Historic Site. Start by picking a category. From there you can see how many species have either the common name beggining with each letter or scientific name. It's a good place to start if you're looking for what kind of species are invasive to the park, or perhaps how common or rare a species is for that area.



 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Black Rat Rattus rattus Present Non-native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Domestic Goat Capra hircus Present Non-native Unknown
domestic cat, house cat Felis silvestris Present Non-native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Feral Pig Sus scrofa Unconfirmed Non-native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
house mouse Mus musculus Present Non-native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Norway rat Rattus norvegicus Present Non-native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Polynesian rat Rattus exulans Present Non-native Unknown

 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
American Brant, Brant Branta bernicla Present Non-native Occasional
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Bonaparte's Gull Larus philadelphia Present Non-native Occasional
Black-crowned Night Heron, Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Present Native Rare
Barn Owl, North American Barn Owl Tyto alba Present Non-native Occasional
brown booby, lu'ao Sula leucogaster Not In Park Native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Caspian Tern Sterna caspia Present Non-native Occasional
Coots Fulica - - - - - -
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis Present Non-native Common
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Present Non-native Occasional
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Eastern Least Tern, Least Tern Sterna antillarum Present Non-native Occasional
Eastern Dowitcher, Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus Present Non-native Occasional
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Franklin's Gull Larus pipixcan Present Non-native Occasional
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
house finch Carpodacus mexicanus Present Non-native Common
house sparrow Passer domesticus Present Non-native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Little Tern Sterna albifrons Present Non-native Occasional
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
mourning dove Zenaida macroura Present Non-native Rare
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Northern shoveler, Shoveller Anas clypeata Present Non-native Occasional
northern cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis Present Non-native Common
northern mockingbird Mimus polyglottos Present Non-native Rare
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Pacific golden-plover Pluvialis fulva Present Native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Ringed Plover, Semipalmated Plover, Semipalmated Ringed Plover Charadrius semipalmatus Present Non-native Occasional
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis Present Non-native Occasional
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Present Non-native Common
rock dove Columba livia Present Non-native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Sanderling Calidris alba Present Non-native Uncommon
Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis Present Non-native Common
Sky lark Alauda arvensis Present Non-native Rare
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
wandering tattler Heteroscelus incanus Present Native Common

 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
common green sea turtle, green sea turtle Chelonia mydas Present Native Rare

 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
black mullet, gray mullet, striped mullet Mugil cephalus Present Native Rare
black durgon, black triggerfish Melichthys niger Present Native Occasional
Balloonfish Diodon holocanthus Present Native Rare
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Mozambique mouth-breeder, Mozambique mouthbrooder, Mozambique tilapia Oreochromis mossambicus Present Non-native Abundant

 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
asthmaweed, flax-leaf fleabane, flaxleaved fleabane, hairy fleabane, wavy-leaf fleabane Conyza bonariensis Present Non-native Uncommon
Australian saltbush Atriplex semibaccata Present Non-native Common
African tuliptree, fireball, fountain tree, rarningobchey Spathodea campanulata Present Non-native Rare
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Barbados aloe Aloe vera Present Non-native Rare
bottle gourd Lagenaria siceraria Present Non-native Rare
Black Medick Medicago lupulina Present Non-native Uncommon
Banalo Thespesia populnea Present Native Uncommon
basora-prieta, uhaloa Waltheria indica Present Native Common
Bayonet-grass Bolboschoenus maritimus ssp. paludosus Present Native Rare
buffelgrass Cenchrus ciliaris Present Non-native Abundant
Bermudagrass Cynodon dactylon Present Non-native Uncommon
Blue morning glory, Fofgu Ipomoea indica Probably Present Native - -
Beach morning-glory Ipomoea pes-caprae ssp. brasiliensis Present Native Uncommon
Black Nightshade Solanum americanum Present Native Unknown
banana, French plantain, plantain Musa X paradisiaca Present Non-native Rare
bullhead, caltrop, goathead, Mexican sandbur, puncture vine, Texas sandbur Tribulus terrestris Present Non-native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
coco yam, wild taro Colocasia esculenta Not In Park Non-native - -
Canary Island date palm Phoenix canariensis Present Non-native Rare
Common Sow Thistle Sonchus oleraceus Probably Present Non-native - -
cadillo chisaca, coat buttons, coatbuttons, tridax Tridax procumbens Present Non-native Rare
Canada cocklebur, Canada cockleburr, cocklebur, common cocklebur, rough cocklebur, rough cockleburr Xanthium strumarium var. canadense Probably Present Non-native - -
cencilla, shoreline seapurslane Sesuvium portulacastrum Present Native Uncommon
creeping chaffweed, khakiweed Alternanthera pungens Present Non-native Uncommon
Common Plantain Plantago major Present Non-native Uncommon
castorbean Ricinus communis Present Non-native Uncommon
creeping oxalis, creeping woodsorrel, 'ihi, yellow oxalis, yellow wood sorrel Oxalis corniculata Present Non-native Rare
crowfoot grass, Durban crowsfoot grass, Egyptian grass Dactyloctenium aegyptium Probably Present Non-native - -
Chinese banyan, curtain fig, laurel fig Ficus microcarpa Present Non-native Rare
cayenne pepper Capsicum annuum Present Non-native Rare
- - Capsicum frutescens Present Non-native Rare
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Da'ok Calophyllum inophyllum Present Non-native Uncommon
dadangsi, masiksik lahe, Sacramento burbark, Sacramento burrbark Triumfetta semitriloba Present Non-native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
- - Eragrostis amabilis Present Non-native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Florida tasselflower Emilia fosbergii Present Non-native Uncommon
flattop mille graines, flat-top mille graines Oldenlandia corymbosa Present Non-native Uncommon
Florida clusia, Scotch attorney Clusia rosea Present Non-native Rare
Feather finger grass Chloris virgata Probably Present Non-native - -
fingergrass, Henry's crabgrass, kukaepua'a, saulangi, smooth crabgrass, southern crab grass, southern crabgrass, tropical crabgrass Digitaria ciliaris Present Non-native Uncommon
- - Festuca bromoides Present Non-native Rare
Florida hopbush, hopbush, hopseed bush Dodonaea viscosa Present Native Rare
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
golondrina Euphorbia hirta Present Non-native Uncommon
graceful spurge Euphorbia hypericifolia Present Non-native Rare
guinea grass Urochloa maxima Present Non-native Rare
garden tomato Solanum lycopersicum var. cerasiforme Not In Park Non-native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
hunig Tournefortia argentea Present Non-native Uncommon
horseradish tree, horseradishtree Moringa oleifera Present Non-native Rare
hyssop-leaf spurge Chamaesyce hyssopifolia Present Non-native Rare
herbe creole, Hilo grass, hilograss, muhsrasre, rehn wei, sour grass, ti grass Paspalum conjugatum Present Non-native Uncommon
hooked bristlegrass Setaria verticillata Present Non-native Rare
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
ivy gourd, scarlet-fruited gourd Coccinia grandis Not In Park Non-native - -
Indian goosegrass Eleusine indica Present Non-native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Jamestown weed, jimsonweed, mad apple, moonflower, stinkwort, thorn apple Datura stramonium Not In Park Non-native - -
Jamaican feverplant, puncture vine Tribulus cistoides Not In Park Native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Kafu Pandanus tectorius Present Native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
lilac tasselflower Emilia sonchifolia Probably Present Non-native - -
Lada, Noni Morinda citrifolia Present Non-native Rare
largeleaf lantana Lantana camara Present Non-native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Monkeypod Samanea saman Present Non-native Rare
Mexican fireplant, painted euphorbia Euphorbia heterophylla Present Non-native Rare
manyspike flatsedge Cyperus polystachyos Present Native Rare
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Niyok Cocos nucifera Present Non-native Common
New Zealand spinach Tetragonia tetragonioides Not In Park Non-native - -
Nettle-leaved goosefoot Chenopodium murale Present Non-native Uncommon
narrowleaf plantain Plantago lanceolata Present Non-native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
purple pluchea Pluchea carolinensis Present Non-native Uncommon
papaya, pawpaw Carica papaya Present Non-native Rare
pigweed, spiny amaranth Amaranthus spinosus Present Non-native Uncommon
Purslane Portulaca oleracea Present Non-native Uncommon
prostrate spurge Euphorbia prostrata Present Non-native Uncommon
purple granadilla Passiflora edulis Present Non-native Rare
pineapple Ananas comosus Present Non-native Rare
paper mulberry Broussonetia papyrifera Present Non-native Rare
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
rose Natal grass Melinis repens Present Non-native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
spadeleaf Centella asiatica Present Non-native Uncommon
spoonleaf purple everlasting Gamochaeta purpurea Probably Present Non-native - -
seaside heliotrope Heliotropium curassavicum Present Native Rare
saltwort, turtleweed Batis maritima Not In Park Non-native - -
slender carpet-weed, threadstem carpetweed, thread-stem carpet-weed Mollugo cerviana Present Non-native Unknown
scarlet spiderling Boerhavia coccinea Present Non-native Uncommon
shaggy portulaca Portulaca pilosa Present Non-native Uncommon
sourclover Melilotus indica Present Non-native Uncommon
shortleaf spikesedge Kyllinga brevifolia Present Non-native Uncommon
sixweeks threeawn Aristida adscensionis Probably Present Non-native - -
southern sandbur Cenchrus echinatus Present Non-native Uncommon
swollen fingergrass Chloris barbata Present Non-native Uncommon
Stinkgrass, Skunkgrass Eragrostis cilianensis Present Non-native Uncommon
sugarcane Saccharum officinarum Present Non-native Rare
smut-grass Sporobolus indicus Present Non-native Uncommon
seashore dropseed Sporobolus virginicus Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
tiplant Cordyline fruticosa Present Non-native Uncommon
tangantangan Leucaena leucocephala Present Non-native Uncommon
tamarind Tamarindus indica Unconfirmed Non-native - -
tanglehead Heteropogon contortus Present Native Rare
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
`uala, sweet potato, sweetpotato, sweet-potato Ipomoea batatas Probably Present Non-native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
violet crabgrass Digitaria violascens Present Non-native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
whitehead spikesedge Kyllinga nemoralis Present Non-native Uncommon
whisk fern Psilotum nudum Present Native Rare

 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
- - Amphicerus cornutus Present Non-native Unknown
- - Aphodius lividus Present Non-native Unknown
- - Allograpta obliqua Present Non-native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
- - Chrysobothris octocola Probably Present Non-native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
fourhumped stink bug Brochymena quadripustulata Present Non-native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
house fly Musca domestica Present Non-native Unknown
Honey bee Apis mellifera Probably Present Non-native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Rambur's Forktail Ischnura ramburii Present Non-native Unknown
Roseate Skimmer Orthemis ferruginea Present Non-native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
- - Toxomerus marginatus Present Non-native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Wandering Glider Pantala flavescens Present Native Unknown