An Archaeological Reconnaissance of the Pa'au'au Stream Flood Control Study Area, Pahala, Ka'u, Hawaii,
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At the request of the Pacific Ocean Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the author undertook an on the ground archaeological reconnaissance of Paauau Stream Flood Control Study Area, Pahala, Kau, Hawaii. The study area is composed of an area approximately 25 feet ca. 7.6m on either side of Paauau Stream between H-11 Mamalahoa Hwy. or Volcano Road and Wood Valley Road approximately 4000 feet 1.2 km. upstream from the highway. The western bank of the stream has also been modified by bulldozing, pasture use and orchards. Vegetation in the area consists of various grass species, eucalyptus species, koa haole Leucaena glauc and kukui Aleurites moluccana. The study area receives approximately 50 in of rain a year, primarily during the winter months.
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