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Small ahu (shrine) near the main gate, Kalaeloa, 2001

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This shrine, visited in 2001 with cultural anthropologist Marion Kelly, was destroyed by the US Army in order to construct a large FBI building. Army archaeologists maintain that this is not a Hawaiian cultural site and that it was built on land that had been previously bulldozed during WWII for the construction of quonset huts.