|Location||On the Hulēʻia River south of Lihue (viewable from lookout on south side of Puhi Road)|
|Nearest city||Lihue, Hawaii|
|Area||5 acres (2.0 ha)|
|Architectural style||Hawaiian fishpond|
|NRHP reference #||73000677|
|Added to NRHP||March 14, 1973|
Also called Alekoko or Niumalu Pond, it is bounded by a wall 900 yards long at a large bend in Hulēʻia River It has been deemed "the most significant fishpond on Kauai, both in Hawaiian legends and folklore and in the eyes [of] Kauai's people today. It is so old that its construction is attributed to the Menehunes, a mythical people inhabiting Hawaii before the Hawaiians arrived....Additionally, it is the best example of an inland fishpond in the entire state." It was listed on the U.S. National Register in 1973; the listing included one contributing site and one contributing structure.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- Kirch, Patrick Vinton (1996). "Menehune Fishpond". Legacy of the Landscape: An Illustrated Guide to Hawaiian Archaeological Sites. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press. p. 23. ISBN 0-8248-1739-7.
- B. Jean Martin (September 29, 1971). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Menehune Fishpond / Alekoko Fishpond". National Park Service. and accompanying two photos from 1973
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