Lapakahi State Historical Park, where fishermen lived Hawaiians for centuries until the place was left without water. Big Island. The class of kahuna included specialists in specific activities such as canoe builders, builders of temples, religious, astronomers, etc.. The third class was that of the common maka'ainana or living independently in their lands under the watchful ruler of the ali'i. Among his duties was to pay the annual tribute in the form of food, weapons, or anything of value, and in case of war, were required to fight. The last race was precisely that of Dalits, who were generally used as mere slaves.