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The following report was submitted to KRG via our Submit a Sighting form on June 08, 2018 and may not be reproduced in any way without expressed written consent.
Type of Sighting:
Unidentified Flying Object (UFO)
Location of Sighting:
Holualoa, Hawaii Island
Date of Sighting:
"I was going through my I Photos to delete unwanted photos when I was a about to delete a picture. At first I thought I saw a wind chime hanging, so I sent my friend a text message asking if he had a wind chime hanging from his roof. He said no, and nothing was hanging in the area. I had snapped some picture of some orchids, and sat down on a chair to look at them. I do sometimes accidentally hit the button on the iPhone, when I captured this picture. I can’t explain what this shape is, or if it’s a bird. Here is a picture:"
The case is currently under investigation.
The following UFO sighting was submitted to KRG via our Submit a Sighting form on June 03, 2018 and may not be reproduced in any way without expressed written consent.
Location of Sighting:
Ocean View (HOVE), Hawaii Island
Date of Sighting
October 9, 2017
"I didn't actually see this object until a couple days after taking the pic. I was watering some plants in the garden at the bottom of Manua Loa located on the big island of Hawaii when I decided to randomly to take a picture of the sky with my cell phone without looking at the sky or the screen on my phone. Personally, I believe this is why I caught the object in the picture, but that's just my opinion. I take many photos of the sky, mostly of clouds that i find interesting, that being said, i don't really look at them in detail for days or sometimes weeks for that matter. i viewed this particular set of photos the following day due to the strange anomalies in the clouds, at least what i believe we're anomalies. i thought it was coincidental that i was researching time travel just days before, while contemplating the notion of using the sun as a wormhole to travel to different dimensions. i noticed that the beam (flare) coming from the sun appears to be in the 19.47 vicinity and then noticed the object towards the end of it, along with a very interesting "dragon head" shaped cloud facing it. after zooming in on the object, i came to the conclusion that it wasn't something on the lens of my camera nor was it any type of bird, at least that i have ever noticed while living on the island. the clouds were stranger than usual days before and after this day the photo was taken."
This sighting was first submitted to MUFON (case# 90326) on February 20, 2018.
OAHU, HAWAI'I -- A man recently contacted KRG claiming to possess telekinetic abilities and wanting us to investigate his claim.
He submitted this short video as some sort of proof, although we can't help but question the authenticity of the video and his supernatural claims.
The video appears to show a battery rolling on a table, and no further context was given.
Is this a poor attempt at trying to fool the paranormal community? Is the battery rolling back due to gravity, or due to otherworldly or unseen forces?
Leave your comments below.
Kamalalawalu was the ruling chief of Maui that was sacrificed on Keʻeku Heiau (sacrificial temple), that Lonoikamakahiki which at that time was the ruling chief of Hawaiʻi.
The "King of Maui" or Kamalalawalu wasnʻt captured, Lonoikamakahiki had a battle with him and he was sent to Keʻeku Heiau to be sacrificed.
Yes, sacrificing was a big deal in the early 1800s. Because that was our culture, and it was an honor to be sacrificed. NO TOM, DICK, and HARRY can just be sacrificed, you had to be worthy.
Kailua-Kona is on the western side of the Hawai'i Island, and is the epicenter of the island's tourist industry. Being in the rain shadow of Mauna Loa, the weather is usually dry and sunny (in contrast to the frequent rains on the eastern, or Hilo, side of the island). There are extensive coral reefs near shore for divers and snorklers, great deep sea fishing, and a wide selection of nightclubs and restaurants. Most of the latter, along with the most luxurious hotels, are on Ali'i Drive, which winds along the seafront.
But there is one site that is a jarring contrast to the glitter and glitz of the rest of Ali'i. Several hotels have opened and closed there over the years, and that's because the site is supposedly haunted.
The last hotel there was the Kona Lagoon Hotel, which closed in 1988. It was demolished in 2004
The site was fenced-off, but I was able to gain access to the site by the shoreline; the beachfront is public property on the Big Island. This is the view of my access route:
When the hotel closed in 1988, the official reason was because the Japanese owners ran out of money and were unable to obtain additional financing. But rumors said it was because the hotel was haunted. Guests supposedly saw lights and shadowy figures in their rooms and hallways. Sounds like human screams were reportedly heard. And there were numerous non-paranormal problems at the hotel, such as power failures and water leaks. The Kona Lagoon Hotel closed a little over four years after it opened.
But that wasn't the end of the reported supernatural activity at the closed hotel. There was a big turnover in security guards, with many quitting after supposedly seeing ghosts, seeing strange lights, hearing human screams, etc.
I have no idea whether any of those stories are true-----and I have my big, big doubts------but I had heard them prior to my last visit to the Big Island in 2002. I decided to visit the site and see for myself.
I must regretfully report I observed no ghosts, apparitions, spirits, shadowy shapes, or other manifestations of the supernatural. Nor did I see any floating orbs or blobs of mist; I didn't hear any bloodcurdling screams either. The only things that startled me were a couple of large rats that darted out when I didn't expect them.
The reason for the reports of the site being haunted is because there are two sacrificial heiaus on the property. A heiau was a platform made of volcanic rock used for human sacrifices. In the ancient Hawaiian religion, human sacrifice was a key component; the killing of a sacrificial victim allowed Hawaiian kings, priests, and upper classes to absorb the life energy of the victim. No one knows how many victims were sacrificed here, but it is believed the total was in the tens of thousands. Here are photos of the main and secondary heiaus:
The most gruesome sacrifice here took place early in the eighteenth century. At that time, each of the Hawaiian islands had their own king and bloody warfare between the islands was commonplace. During a battle between Maui and the Big Island, the King of Maui was captured and taken to this site. Apparently there was a lot of animosity between him and the King of the Big Island, because the latter had the king of Maui impaled on one of the heiaus instead of killed outright. He was given water but no food as he lay on the heiau.
And he lay on that heiau for eleven days before he died.
The site has several petroglyphs and "brain coral" grows very close to the shoreline
I understand current plans are to develop an "authentic" Hawaiian resort on the Kona Lagoon Hotel site. I have no idea if human sacrifices on the heiaus will be part of the "authentic" Hawaiian theme.
Originally posted on The Harry Helms Blog.
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