Plaque stolen from North Kohala heiau

  • courtesy photo A stone at the entry to Mookini Heiau shows the telltale signs of the historical marker plaque that was recently stolen.

  • courtesy photo This historical marker plaque, installed in 1963, was recently stolen from Mookini Heiau in North Kohala.

A plaque denoting Mo‘okini Heiau as a registered national historic landmark was recently cut or pried loose from a boulder and stolen from the centuries-old North Kohala temple.