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

    Pu`uhonua O Hōnaunau

    National Historical Park Hawai'i

Animals

From the majestic Humpback whale crossing offshore in the winter months, to the small opae (shrimp) grazing on the algae in the brackish ponds, you'll the opportunity to spot an amazing variety of creatures within our park.

Did You Know?

Ki'i standing watch over Keone'ele Cove

Did you know that the ki'i (carved wooden images) found throughout the park are carved from the 'ōhi'a tree? This tree grows in the uplands of Hawai'i and is among the first plants to colonize new lava flows.