Honaunau, Big Island, Hawaii: Pu'uhonua - Place of Refuge

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Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park

Address:
HI Hwy 160, Honaunau, Big Island, HI
Directions:
Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park. South of Kona, HI Hwy 11 to HI Hwy 160, mile post 103-104 follow signs down hill to parking.
Phone:
808-328-2326
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Place of Refuge.

Pu'uhonua - Place of Refuge

Ancient Hawaiians escaped a death sentence for sacred law infractions if they reached the Pu'uhonua. National Historical Park preserves the old ways. Tikis, but no bar.

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Place of Refuge.

Pu'uhonua - Place of Refuge

A very cool place to reflect and relax.

[Jim Banocy, 09/02/2013]

And refreshing to at last be in an authentic tiki locale.


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Painted ChurchPainted Church, Captain Cook, Big Island, HI - 2 mi.
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Big Island Bees Museum and TourBig Island Bees Museum and Tour, Captain Cook, Big Island, HI - 3 mi.
In the region:
Southernmost Point in the United States, Naalehu, Big Island, HI - 38 mi.

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