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Unusual zig-zag structure, Kalaeloa, 2008

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This puzzling structure was demolished to make parking spaces by an organization that leased an adjacent parcel for car racing. Not visible in the image are upright stones forming the walls of the structure - a traditional construction technique in Tahiti sometimes also seen at Kalaeloa.