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Manoa Heritage Center preserves island culture and history

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A heiau sits on the property of the historic home of Mary and Sam Cooke in Manoa.
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A large monkeypod tree grows on the site where the new educational center is planned for the Manoa Heritage Center. Pictured in the inset photo is the rare Kokia cookei bloom.
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Magnolia blooms.
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Lehua.
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The historic home of Mary and Sam Cooke was built in 1911, and has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places.