• The Sacred Hale o Keawe Heiau Protects the Pu'uhonua

    Pu`uhonua O Hōnaunau

    National Historical Park Hawai'i


Encompassing approximately 420 acres of lands, Pu'uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical is home to thousands of archaeological sites and features that span over 400 years in history. The following pages highlight some of the most significant areas of the park.

Hula dancers and cultural practioners infront of the Hale o Keawe.
NPS Photo

Did You Know?


Did you know that cowboys used to call the Alahaka Ramp the “one foot out trail”? Due to the very hazardous condition of the ramp in the early 1900s, cowboys would ascend up or down the ramp with one foot out of their stirrup ready to jump free in case the need should arise.