Pu'uhonua O Hōnaunau National Historical Park
Get a glimpse into pre-contact Hawaii. A beautiful setting where you can leave the modern world behind and imagine a time when Native Hawaiians lived untouched by the modern world. It is an old “sanctuary” where people could come to be spared from punishment. The bay nearby is home to turtles and a…
It is important to learn, and here learning is possible. There is an amazing story behind this site the buildings, the ponds and the people that lived here.
In old Hawai'i, if you had broken a law, the penalty was death. Perhaps you had entered into an area that was reserved for only the chiefs, or had eaten forbidden foods. Laws, or kapu, governed every aspect of Hawaiian society. The penalty for breaking these laws was certain death. Your only option…
This US National Park is worth a visit with its preserved history as a 'place of refuge' for Hawaiians who broke an ancient law. This is kid friendly. You'll get some great views and interesting history.
“The best beach on the island! Great snorkeling and local dolphin sightings.”
“If you have a membership, this is a great spot to stock the AirBnb for your stay!”
Grocery or Supermarket
“Very close local grocery with options from organic to standard American diet. Poke is amazing! ”
“Microbrewery with informal tours, pizza and other food, live music on Sundays and a lanai with a corrugated tin roof. Beer to go is also sold on premises. When purchasing beer, you may also bring your hydro flask to get it filled up with beer. Recommend for lunch and dinner. ”