County purchases Puapuaa acreage in Kona

  • A wall of a heiau is seen at Puapuaa. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)

  • Puapuaa Wall is seen at the shoreline. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)

  • Puapuaa Wall is seen with a house in the distance. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)

The Puapuaa properties located makai of Alii Drive will now officially belong to the people of Hawaii County following the purchase of more than 12 acres in North Kona.