Man makes home out of cave near protesters’ camp

  • "Pikachu" is helping to build a “Kingdom of Hawaii Post Office” out of sticks and tea leaves not far from the base of the Maunakea Access Road. (MICHAEL BRESTOVANSKY/Tribune-Herald)
  • A man who calls himself Maunakewa standing in front of a cave in which he has made a makeshift home near the Maunakea Access Road. (MICHAEL BRESTOVANSKY/Tribune-Herald)

While the borders of the Pu‘uhonua o Pu‘uhuluhulu are ever-changing, they do not extend to one of the more curious developments near the Maunakea Access Road: a partially-collapsed lava tube where one man has made a home.