Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park

Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park

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Top 1% of attractions in Hawaii
9 / 10

7 expert reviews

“The huge, centuries-old temples... lie in ruins at this ancient historical site, sacred to native Hawaiians.”

– Travel + Leisure

Frommer's
"This sacred site on the black-lava Kona Coast certainly looks forbidding... a free, 2-day cultural festival, usually held the last weekend in June." Full review
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No concessions in the park, other than bottled water at the bookstore.
Fodor's
"This 420-acre National Historical Park houses the best preserved puuhonua (place of refuge) in the state." Full review
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An aura of ancient sacredness and serenity still embues the place.
Lonely Planet
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"This awesome park is an ancient place of refuge – or puʻuhonua, a sanctuary where kapu (taboo)-breakers could have their lives spared."
Lonely Planet
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"This awesome park is an ancient place of refuge – or puʻuhonua, a sanctuary where kapu (taboo)-breakers could have their lives spared." Full review
Where
"This 180-acre national historic park was once a place of refuge for ancient Hawaiian lawbreakers" Full review
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