This 180 acre national historic park was established in 1961 and was once a place of refuge and healing for Kapu breakers, ... More
Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
This 180 acre national historic park was established in 1961 and was once a place of refuge and healing for Kapu breakers, criminals, and prisoners of war who escaped and reached this site. The park includes the pu`uhonua, as well as a complex of archeological sites such as temple platforms, royal fishponds, sledding tracks, and coastal village sites.
Reviews for Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park: 1
Place of Refuge
By A Yahoo Contributor, 7/10/06
A jewel! Not to be missed when you visit the Big Island. The site is pristine, gorgeous, and well maintained.
Also, one of the finest shore dives in Hawaii. Easy entrance, wonderful fish, quick drop off to 100FT. Snorkelers will enjoy it as well.