At the Kona International Airport- The design of this freestanding red granite sculpture embodies the concept of the crested mahiole (helmet) and the niho palaoa (whale tooth necklace). Both are symbols of Hawaiian royalty, including King Kamehameha I, who was born in Kohala and ruled in Kona before unifying the Hawaiian Islands. The simple and open design conveys power, majesty and humility, and blends with the ambiance created by the Kona