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Jul 29

Pu’uhonua o Honaunau: “Place of Refuge” Big Island

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Place of Refuge is a wonderful place on the Big Island of Hawaii to get a feel for and a little bit of an understanding of Hawaiian culture.  This historic park is officially called Pu’uhonua o Honaunau (pronounced poo-oo-ho-new-ah o ho-now-now, at least we think that is how it is pronounced) is an ancient place of refuge.  The …

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