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Pu’uhonua o Hōnaunau

Wall at Pu`uhonua O Hōnaunau
Wall at Pu`uhonua O Hōnaunau. / Kris Arnold, Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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Site where those who broke the law could avoid death sentence. This tradition continued up to the early 19th century. Reconstructed temple, residence site for powerful chiefs.

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GPS coordinates
19.42088 N 155.91261 W
Location, address
Oceania, United States, Hawaii, Hawai’i, Pu’uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park, southern coast of Honaunau Bay
Prehistoric and ancient shrines

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