Menehune Fishpond up for sale

Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island file

The extent of the red mangrove clearing at the Alekoko (Menehune) Fishpond is seen from the Hulemalu Road lookout.

Stephanie Shinno / The Garden Island file

County Council Vice Chair Mason Chock speaks of the importance of clearing out the last section of invasive mangroves at Alekoko Fishpond, also known as Menehune Fishpond.

LIHU‘E — At $3 million, an up-for-sale listing renders the Alekoko “Menehune” Fishpond at about $30,000 per acre for the two-parceled, culturally-historic area that legend says was built in one night by a human chain of the mythical Menehune for an accessible food supply.