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Pu'uhonua O Hōnaunau
WI_hw434a.jpg Hōnaunau  |  St. Benedict's Catholic ChurchThumbnailsSouth Point  |  Cattle ranch

This place - now a National Historic Park - served as a refuge for those who had broken a kapu and for defeated warriors. It served this function until the early 19th century.

Sunday 15 August 2010 by Martin Mergili in Australia and Oceania / Hawai'i | Big Island (1677 visits)