Mahalo to Susan Cameron for this properly composed Aloha Friday Photo.
Susan took this shot whereas visiting Pu’uhonua O Hōnaunau National Historical Park in June 2019. This nationwide park is one we extremely suggest you embody in your Hawaii (Big) Island vacation itinerary to study historical Hawaiian tradition.
The complete Hawaiian title of this web site is difficult for many guests to pronounce, so many discuss with it merely as the place of refuge. Basically, a pu’uhonua is a spot of refuge in historical Hawaiian society. If an individual broke a kapu (legislation,) they may search forgiveness and refuge in a pu’uhonua.
Not solely is Pu’uhonua O Honaunau culturally important, it’s tremendously scenic as effectively. Try a selection of photos we took throughout one in all our repeat visits.
Pleased Aloha Friday!