Friday, August 04, 2006

Maui Waui update Maui Temples Reveal Polynesian Past
An ancient temple system on the Hawaiian island of Maui is about 400 years older than previously thought, according to an extensive archaeological study.

The finding contradicts a prior theory that Maui’s temples were built within a span of just a few decades around the year 1600. Some researchers now think the temples were built over the course of 500 years, with construction cycles peaking during periods of significant political change.

Blogged earlier. Updated.